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Re: pax: Ustar MTIME header field is too small
On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 02:37:56PM -0500, Geoff Adams wrote:
> So, our pax supports reading the extended attributes, but refuses to
> produce them. The version from pkgsrc (which I assume would be as
> up-to-date as the latest -current) behaves identically. Is this a known
> behavior? Should I look into adding support? (I haven't really cracked
> the code open, yet.) As a quick solution to my immediate need, should
> I just look into finding and building some third-party pax?
pax essentially doesn't support anything beyond ustar. It has very
ad-hoc support for long symlinks, but that's about it. If you don't
exactly need pax, you can use bsdtar. It is in pkgsrc and can be built
Beside the time, size has the very same issue...
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