[Mingw-users] Extract tar in windows ?

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Eli Zaretskii eliz****@gnu*****
Wed Apr 18 17:52:22 JST 2018

> From: Ran Shalit <ransh****@gmail*****>
> Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:22:07 +0300
> Cc: MinGW Users List <mingw****@lists*****>
> > Anyway, you need an explicit -f switch, as with any 'tar' work-alike:
> >
> >   bsdtar -xf gcc-linaro-6.2.1-2016.11-x86_64_arm-linux-gnueabihf.tar.xz
> Right,
> I actually found it and tried that but it fails as following:
> C:\Program Files (x86)\GnuWin32\bin>bsdtar -xf
> gcc-linaro-6.2.1-2016.11-i686-mingw32_arm-linux-gnueabi.tar.xz
> bsdtar: Unrecognized archive format: Illegal byte sequence
> bsdtar: Error exit delayed from previous errors.

You are using an old version of the package.  Use the one I pointed
to, it does support .tar.xz archives (I use that every day).

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