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Re: Dracut now has a wiki page in the Fedora wiki...



On 07/04/2009 03:11 AM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-07-03 at 23:19 -0400, Jon Masters wrote:
>> On Fri, 2009-07-03 at 15:00 -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jul 03, 2009 at 10:43:34 +0100,
>>>   Adam Williamson <awilliam redhat com> wrote:
>>>> but it's actually a lot less trouble to just do:
>>>>
>>>> "tar xf dracut-$version.tar.bz2"
>>>>
>>>> which auto-detects the archive type. It's much easier to just let it be
>>>> handled by autodetection, and only bother specifying the archive type
>>>> manually if the autodetection trips up.
>>> How long has that feature been there?
>> I'm as amused as you are that I didn't know about that either (my guess
>> is it's been there a while and we're just all stuck in our ways). At
>> least we're not stuck in the 1970s and willing to move with the times -
>> a lot of people still like to use pipes of the individual utilities ;)
> 
> I only figured it out last year, actually. By accident I think :)

Its not there in RHEL 4, its there in RHEL 5.

--CJD


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