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Bug 3654 - mt-st doesn't support datcompression while GNU mt does
Summary: mt-st doesn't support datcompression while GNU mt does
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mt-st
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
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Reported: 1999-06-23 04:16 UTC by Marc MERLIN
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-09-05 16:01:18 UTC

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Description Marc MERLIN 1999-06-23 04:16:22 UTC
According to mt-st's man page, datcompression is supported
but it doesn't work, while GNU mt (from Debian) supports it.

moremagic:~# mt -v
mt-st v. 0.5b
moremagic:~# mt datcompression
mt: unknown command "datcompression"
usage: mt [-v] [-h] [ -f device ] command [ count ]
commands: weof, wset, eof, fsf, fsfm, bsf, bsfm, fsr, bsr,
fss, bss, rewind,
          offline, rewoffl, retension, eod, seod, seek,
tell, status,
          erase, setblk, lock, unlock, load, compression,
          drvbuffer, stwrthreshold, stoptions, stsetoptions,
          defblksize, defdensity, defdrvbuffer,
defcompression, densities,
          setpartition, mkpartition, partseek, asf.
moremagic:~# --version
GNU mt version 2.4.2
moremagic:~# datcompression 1
Compression on.

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-09-05 16:01:59 UTC
Fixed in mt-st-0.5b-4.

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