Michael J. Lynch mlynch at gcom.com
Thu Aug 2 05:47:45 PDT 2007

Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> M.Canales.es wrote:
>> Current jhalfs-2.3 already checks for Tar-1.15 and Bash-3.0.
> Yes, but the book lists *tar-1.14* as the host prerequisite which is, I 
> think, the point Dan was trying to make.
> There's something odd here... I thought the ability to determine 
> compression types was added in tar-1.15? If jhalfs checks for tar-1.15 
> then Michael's host must have had it - and yet he still couldn't unpack 
> the archives? Makes me wonder what odd thing the Ubuntu devs did when 
> building tar.
> I might try to find a copy of 'Hoary' just for kicks.
> --
> JH
Hoary's version of tar is 1.14

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