[tz] Time zone change in Turkey - lzip

Christos Zoulas christos at zoulas.com
Tue Sep 20 17:26:56 UTC 2016

On Sep 19,  2:57pm, Paul.Koning at dell.com (<Paul.Koning at dell.com>) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: [tz] Time zone change in Turkey - lzip

| > On Sep 18, 2016, at 8:17 PM, Paul Eggert <eggert at CS.UCLA.EDU> wrote:
| >=20
| > Oscar van Vlijmen wrote:
| > ...
| >> I couldn't find anything in the lzip documentation to tackle a tar.
| >=20
| > That's right. lzip is like gzip, and does only compression and decompress=
| ion. tar is a separate program for doing archiving. This is in accordance w=
| ith the software tools philosophy of having different programs for differen=
| t tasks.
| Sort of.  For a very long time now, tar has had switches to invoke compress=
| ion or decompression along with the archive operation.  "z" for gzip, more =
| recently "j" for bzip2, and more recently still "J" for xz compression.

NetBSD has made gunzip detect the compressed format so -z just works. It
is a trivial change, and friendly to the user.


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