Subject: Re: tar & install
To: None <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: tech-install
Date: 01/24/1999 14:20:12
On Sat, 23 Jan 1999 14:00:20 -0500 (EST)  Greg A. Woods wrote:

> Interesting.... /usr/bin/tar and /bin/pax are not shared on either i386
> or sparc....

Well, all of /bin is static, and I think the reason behind making tar
static was so that it'd still work in single user mode (as are gzip and
probably a few others).