should be as a package named "tar" (by compression suite - I meant bzip2, gzip, tar - there is no "compression" package that I know of)

On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 12:22 PM, Dishanker Raj <dishankr@ulrik.uio.no> wrote:

Where do I find GNU tar? I've installed compression and bash and coreutils,
but no new tar.


zigzagjoe wrote:
>
> Use GNU tar. I found that busybox did this far too often - if you have the
> space, in my opinion, go for a full coreutils/bash/compression suite.
> busybox, while useful for space constrained systems, is far too crippling
> when trying to do stuff such as configuring and subsequently compiling
> programs because it just doesn't support all the options possible.
>
> -ZigZag
>
> On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 10:16 AM, Dishanker Raj
> <dishankr@ulrik.uio.no>wrote:
>
>>
>> How do you remedy this problem in the subject line? I have downloaded
>> several
>> compressed tarballs that yield this error message, e.g. gnokii or gphoto.
>>
>> Sincerely
>> Dishanker Raj
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