[Mingw-users] Extract tar in windows ?

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Eli Zaretskii eliz****@gnu*****
Wed Apr 18 18:03:50 JST 2018

> Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:52:22 +0300
> From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz****@gnu*****>
> Cc: mingw****@lists*****
> > 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).

And FWIW I just tried the above with bsdtar v3.3.1, it has no problems
unpacking that archive.

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