On Fri, 23 Aug 1996, Bora Akyol wrote:
> What is the default blocksize of tar on FreeBSD, I have made a tape
> on a freebsd system and now cannot read it on a linux system. It complains
> about block size not being right.
I believe the default block size for tar on FreeBSD is 20, as stated in
the manpage. However, FreeBSD uses GNU tar, and I suspect Linux also uses
GNU tar, so I would expect the default block size to be the same on both.
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