Subject: Re: CVS commit: src
To: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 01/22/1999 14:18:20
On 22 Jan 1999, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
: > : At the moment, a lot of the MD stuff in sysinst uses the gtar options
: > : --unlink and --one-file-system. pax doesn't seem to support these yet,
: > : so install will be potentially broken at the moment...
: That's not the point. The install scripts are now broken. He should
: have checked to make sure he didn't break things BEFORE doing the
: commit, not after.
: I would prefer that we NOT switch what we are using as tar(1) until
: pax(1) supports all the right options so the change is transparent.
pax(1) supports all the right options, as long as you use the short,
As far as testing is concerned, I won't comment on that point.
-- Todd Vierling (Personal firstname.lastname@example.org; Bus. email@example.com)