Subject: Re: FYI: upgrading GNU tar
To: None <>
From: gabriel rosenkoetter <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/11/2002 12:41:03
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On Fri, Oct 11, 2002 at 09:36:42AM -0700, Greywolf wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Oct 2002, gabriel rosenkoetter wrote:
> # 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 :).

I'm not the one proposing to remove GNU tar; the onus isn't on me to
implement anything.

gabriel rosenkoetter

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