From: Alkis Evlogimenos (alkis_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-12-02 00:07:11
On Sunday 01 December 2002 08:05 pm, Rene Rivera wrote:
> [2002-12-01] Gennadiy Rozental wrote:
> >"Robin.Hu" <huxw_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> >> Bzip2 is widely spreaded with GNU software. It is available to all *nix
> >> platforms those are available to me, include linux, *bsd, solaris,
> >> etc...
> >> IMHO, using tar.bz2 instead of tar.gz is a good idea.
> >Why would not use rar or ace instead of zip then? It already almost as
> > much spread as zip is. And twice as small.
> Because none of those; bz2, rar, or ace, will let you do this...
> tar zxvf boost-1.29.0.tar.gz
'tar jxvf boost-1.29.0.tar.bz2' with recent versions GNU tar and
'tar Ixvf boost-1.29.0.tar.bz2' with older versions.
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