Subject: Re: FYI: upgrading GNU tar
To: None <email@example.com>
From: gabriel rosenkoetter <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/11/2002 12:07:03
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On Thu, Oct 10, 2002 at 01:18:53AM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> Isn't this about the second or maybe even third time such a lame excuse
> has been made? If GNU Tar wasn't in the tree there'd be no need to
> secure it.
If GNU tar weren't in the tree there'd be no way to do backups
across rmt, being as pax doesn't know how to deal with it. To me,
that's a complete show-stopper on using pax.
(Am I missing something?)
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