Subject: bin/21064: Request to (re)add tar -k option
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 04/08/2003 15:55:52
>Number:         21064
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       request to (re)add tar -k option
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    bin-bug-people
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Mon Apr 07 22:56:00 PDT 2003
>Originator:     Geoff C. Wing
>Release:        NetBSD 1.6Q (2003/04/07)
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System: NetBSD 1.6Q NetBSD 1.6Q (SPARKLES) #0: Mon Apr 7 12:51:45 EST 2003 i386
Architecture: i386
Machine: i386
	tar used to have a -k option (or maybe the GNU tar did).  Works
	the same as the pax -k option (Do not overwrite existing files.)
	It would be great if this was (re)added to the tar frontend.

	Not yet.