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SubjectRe: mirroring inconsistency
Hi Charles.

> What would be nice is if tar supported bz2 directly so one could
> use "tar xvzf foo.tar.bz2".

There's a patch to the tar source that allows a variant of this by
specifying Z instead of z and the standard version of tar can be used
by specifying the following...

Q> tar -xv --use-compress-program bzip2 -f foo.tar.bz2

Does that help?

Best wishes from Riley.


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