Subject: Re: FYI: upgrading GNU tar
To: gabriel rosenkoetter <>
From: Greywolf <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/11/2002 09:36:42
On Fri, 11 Oct 2002, gabriel rosenkoetter wrote:

# 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?)

You're probably only missing the time needed to implement it :).

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