incorrect -a flag in busybox tar (creation mode)?
vda.linux at googlemail.com
Fri Aug 2 13:20:41 UTC 2019
Fixed in git, thanks
On Wed, Jul 24, 2019 at 9:33 AM David Demelier <markand at malikania.fr> wrote:
> Le 24/07/2019 à 09:22, David Demelier a écrit :
> > Hello,
> > I've discovered that busybox tar -a flag acts differently than both
> > bsdtar and GNU tar. If the archive ends with extension .txz it creates a
> > LZMA file rather than xz.
> I've realized that -a in busybox tar is not for auto-compress like
> GNU/bsdtar even though busybox's tar is based on libarchive (like bsdtar).
> Since busybox tar performs auto-detection when reading/extracting, is
> there a chance that we change '-a' to perform like bsdtar/GNU tar for
> convenience even in creation mode?
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