Subject: Re: do we really have to "break" 'tar -o' *again*?!?!
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <>
From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/05/1999 17:43:25
[ On Friday, February 5, 1999 at 10:06:37 (-0500), Bill Sommerfeld wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: do we really have to "break" 'tar -o' *again*?!?! 
> Thus, these two features are not, strictly speaking, in conflict, and
> can thus share the same option letter in the interests of maximal
> backwards and standards compatibility.

Indeed, and thats exactly what the effect was in the original, which is
why I suggested reverting the recent change and simply adding some
comments to explain what's going on.

Of course explictly setting "pids=0" is also a form of explicit
documentation though it could cause confusion if used in the wrong order
with '-p'.

							Greg A. Woods

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