Subject: tar's --exclude option is missing
To: None <>
From: Ray Phillips <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/30/2004 17:33:53
I've noticed tar in -current (at least in 2.0[E-G]) doesn't have the 
--exclude option which was present in 1.6's.  That's a pity from my 
point of view since I found it quite handy.  Is there any chance it 
might come back?

Strangely, it doesn't accept --version either.