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Re: gzip bzip2
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ronald Landheer-Cieslak" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Henning, Brian" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, February 05, 2003 4:09 AM
Subject: Re: gzip bzip2
> ignore my previous message: replace the "z" by a "j", not the "x".
> The stuff about this not being a Cygwin qeustion remains, though
While we are 'off-topic' - thought I might note that the j flag isn't
'standard' - but does happen to work on most recent copys of tar which get
distributed since bz2 is popular. I keep wondering where the flags gone on
my dec alpha, then i remember i forgot to find and apply the patch when i
> NB must be getting tired...
> On Tue, 4 Feb 2003, Henning, Brian wrote:
> > I would like to uncompress a .tar.bz2 file. I know how to uncompress
> > files with
> > the command tar xvzf archive.tar.gz. is there are similar command for
> > .tar.bz2 files?
> > thanks,
> > b
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