Subject: Re: tar (was Re: gzip)
To: None <>
From: Space Case <>
List: macbsd-development
Date: 11/06/1993 21:03:01
>From: cruff@niwot.scd.ucar.EDU (Craig Ruff)
>>   now: who is going to port gtar to the mac? :)
>> There is already a public domain tar for the Mac, should be available
>> in the info-mac archives on sumex-aim (and the mirror on wuarchive).
>> It is based on John Gilmore's public domain tar, which I think was
>> also the source material for GNU tar.
>Indeed, I am the author.  I am just now finishing up an upgrade that
>will understand SCSI tapes.  I am doing some more testing with various
>drives.  For those not familiar with Macintosh tar, it is a MacOS port
>of John Gilmore's tar program.  It is pretty basic, and doesn't understand
>Mac resource forks.  I've also got a start at a command file parser that
>would allow more automated operation.

All right!  That's something I've been waiting for for a long time. :^)