Subject: Re: tar's --exclude option is missing
To: Gary Duzan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Eric Haszlakiewicz <email@example.com>
Date: 07/30/2004 09:30:07
On Fri, Jul 30, 2004 at 05:43:16AM -0400, Gary Duzan wrote:
> In Message <firstname.lastname@example.org> ,
> Ray Phillips <email@example.com> wrote:
> =>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.
> That's because NetBSD has moved from GNU tar to pax-as-tar:
well, it supports --exclude-from <file>, so I find it a bit odd that
--exclude wouldn't be supported. I'd say submit a PR.