Subject: Re: Our tar/pax can't handle a tar archive. arg
To: None <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/13/2003 15:12:42 writes:
> I had to re-create the archive on the freebsd machine and transfer
> it back to my NetBSD machine to read it.
> Known problem? cvsweb doesn't seem to mention anything in /bin/pax.
> My -current is 1.6O, i386.

Our pax seems to be sensitive to bugs in gtar that gtar is not
sensitive to. I think it would be good if someone fixed it so that it
was more liberal in what it accepted...

Perry E. Metzger