Subject: Re: pax's cpio -t -i complains "Cannot create"
To: None <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/21/2004 15:46:28
On Thu, 21 Oct 2004, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:

> The cpio -t -i switches should list the contents. I have used it many
> times with GNU cpio. Sorry, I didn't test this with native pax-as-cpio
> under NetBSD 2.x.
> I looked at source (./file_subs.c) for this but the error is identical in
> two sections. I didn't look closely.
> Well at least I was able to see the files :)
> And cpio -i -d did the correct thing.

I spoke to fast. Many files were size 0 and top level directory had
different permissions. gcpio worked correctly though.

Anyone using cpio from pkgsrc's pax?

 Jeremy C. Reed

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