Subject: Re: gensolpkg: relax 9-character package name length limit.
To: None <>
From: Klaus Heinz <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/22/2005 13:53:50
Alistair Crooks wrote:
> One further question - why the addition of the -f argument to the
> invocation of compress(1)? (I don't have a Solaris box to hand right
> now).

Most probably because gensolpkg quits if compress does not returns 0.
This is the case if the resulting file will be bigger than the original.
I had noticed this as well, but forgot about it again :-(.