Subject: Re: why does pkg_install continue to use GNU Tar?!?!?!?!
To: None <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/22/2002 15:26:27
On Wed, May 08, 2002 at 08:56:06AM +0200, Alistair Crooks wrote:

> Au contraire - we cannot switch over to using pax whilst those
> packages still use '@cwd' in their PLISTs. Even once we have
> eradicated them, there are a huge number of binary packages out there
> which need the @cwd functionality in there.

is there some technical reason preventing this from being added to the
tar front end for pax?

  Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |