Subject: Re: pkg_* don't seem to work as advertised...
To: matthew green <>
From: John F. Woods <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/11/1998 08:30:30
> i thought i removed the --fast-read option from the pkg tools?  might
> be a local change only -- i'm using pax as tar/cpio locally.  pax does
> this by default.  only tar seems to continue to read the archive after
> it has found all the members listed... lame.

Not lame, correct.  A tar archive can have multiple versions of the same
file; check the "u" option.