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From: Glen Knowles (gknowles_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-11-16 16:00:08

> > Will this also support:
> > tar xvf something.tar
> Personally, I wouldn't worry about supporting this format. tar is
> about the only program in the universe that uses it.

Tar may not be the best example, but the concept of concatenating boolean
command flags togather as a single argument is very common. As an example,
every command line compiler I've ever encountered allows it. Perhaps I
should have written my tar example as:

tar -xvf something.tar

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