Bug 3654 - mt-st doesn't support datcompression while GNU mt does
mt-st doesn't support datcompression while GNU mt does
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mt-st (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
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Reported: 1999-06-23 00:16 EDT by Marc MERLIN
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-09-05 12:01:18 EDT
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Description Marc MERLIN 1999-06-23 00:16:22 EDT
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,
setdensity,
          drvbuffer, stwrthreshold, stoptions, stsetoptions,
stclearoptions,
          defblksize, defdensity, defdrvbuffer,
defcompression, densities,
          setpartition, mkpartition, partseek, asf.
moremagic:~# mt.new --version
GNU mt version 2.4.2
moremagic:~# mt.new datcompression 1
Compression on.
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-09-05 12:01:59 EDT
Fixed in mt-st-0.5b-4.

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