Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/archivers/par2
To: Thomas Klausner <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/29/2004 15:58:03
On Mon, 29 Mar 2004, Thomas Klausner wrote:

: > par2cmdline is a PAR 2.0 compatible file verification and repair tool.
: Is this a backwards compatible replacement of misc/parchive?


par2 offers rebuild (read-only) usage of PAR1 volumes, but cannot *create*
PAR1 volumes.  Granted, PAR2 is rapidly becoming the standard and most folks
don't want to create PAR1 volumes anymore -- but no, par2 is not completely
backwards compatible.

-- Todd Vierling <> <>