Subject: Re: FYI: upgrading GNU tar
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From: gabriel rosenkoetter <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/14/2002 11:08:23
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On Mon, Oct 14, 2002 at 02:37:17AM -0600, Rick Kelly wrote:
> So, pax can't really replace GNU tar...
> Think of all the thousands of NetBSD backup tapes that were done with
> GNU tar.
Oh, the agony! Those people will have to use pkgsrc to recover from
their dated tapes!
Really, I don't see this as that big a deal.
Now, if existing *backup* scripts (like, say, those using rmt) were
to break as a result of the change, that'd be a problem. But I
understand Christos already took care of that.
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