Dracut now has a wiki page in the Fedora wiki...
awilliam at redhat.com
Sat Jul 4 07:11:46 UTC 2009
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 at 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 :)
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