Subject: Re: building 1.6 on -current: pax-as-tar problem?
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <email@example.com>
From: Greywolf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/14/2003 13:57:10
On Tue, 14 Jan 2003, Greg A. Woods wrote:
# This so-called "gratuitous" change was mandated by the first POSIX
# 1003.2 version, and that was many years ago (though not specifially for
# 'tar' of course but rather for all commands in general).
Really. Mandated as in "keyletter options must no longer be supported"?
# 99.999% of the Unix variants and 'tar' clones have supported the
# POSIX-mandated command-line syntax for decades now. Hell even the
# "original" Seventh Edition UNIX implementation allowed it way back in
assert(meaningcmp("allowed","required") != 0);
# Just how backwards do you want to be? If you haven't managed to learn
# and to use the "new" syntax by now then it's high time you did. As
# people are fond of saying: "If you want v6 then you know where to find
# it!" :-)
's been usable so far, why stop now?
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