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From Marc Slemko <ma...@worldgate.com>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-devsite how-to-release.html
Date Wed, 06 Aug 1997 18:15:03 GMT
Yea, but you get 1928 people reporting it as a bug even though it is
listed in the database 1927 times.

Of course, I could be crazy since I haven't actually looked at it in
depth.  OTOH, -9 often gives bigger files than default for me...

On Wed, 6 Aug 1997, Randy Terbush wrote:

> 
> > >   +<P>
> > >   +<LI> Make the final packed distribution files:<br>
> > >   +     <code><b>$ gzip -9 apache_1.2.2.tar</b></code><br>
> > >   +     <code><b>$ compress apache_1.2.2.tar</b></code><br>
> > 
> > Well, good luck compressing a file you just gzipped.  <g>  Don't use -9.
> > I think that munges the size of the last block so some tars don't like it.
> 
> Ah. That explains some of the reported problems. I have always used 
> -9 for the 1.2 distributions. From what I have seen, 'tar' errors 
> out, but does successfully extract everything.
> 
> 
> 
> 


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