Subject: bin/19918: pax-as-tar does not handle -W
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 01/19/2003 03:13:01
>Number:         19918
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       pax-as-tar does not handle -W
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    bin-bug-people
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sat Jan 18 18:14:00 PST 2003
>Originator:     Thomas Klausner
>Release:        NetBSD 1.6L
System: NetBSD 1.6L NetBSD 1.6L (RAFFAELO) #0: Fri Jan 17 15:17:52 CET 2003 i386
Architecture: i386
Machine: i386
pax-as-tar does not know the -W flag.
The GNU tar 1.11.2 man page describes it as:
     --verify                Attempt to verify the archive after writing it.

tar -W ...
Implement it.