binutils-2.11.2.tar.bz2

bmj2001 bmj2001@bellsouth.net
Thu Jun 21 11:38:00 GMT 2001


I already got it dearchived.
I've been trying to build it since yesterday or the day before.
It fails its make check.


-----Original Message-----
From: cygwin-owner@sources.redhat.com
[ mailto:cygwin-owner@sources.redhat.com]On Behalf Of Mark Sheppard
Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2001 10:20 AM
To: cygwin@cygwin.com
Subject: Re: binutils-2.11.2.tar.bz2


On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 12:02:59PM +0200, Piotr Kasztelowicz wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Jun 2001, bmj2001 wrote:
> 
> > tar --use=bzip2 -xf
> 
> How about use gzip as more known and accetable standard?

Bzip2 is getting more popular as it has better compression than gzip.
It is a slower algorithm, but the speed of computers is increasing so
that's getting to be less of a problem.  Tar already supports bzip2
with the -j option (newish GNU tars that is):

  tar -jxf whatever.tar.bz2

Mark.

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