Subject: Re: Toolchain status list (30-Oct-2001)
To: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 10/31/2001 09:06:35
On Wed, Oct 31, 2001 at 11:23:41AM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> The mtree-like specfiles use names, and pax uses names, so we don't
> actually do UID lookups for that purpose. The one problem is that
> makefs needs the ability to point at a password file to pick the uids
> for the file system it creates.
Right, but the tar files themselves have numbers, right? If pax uses
names, it has to translate the names to numbers.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>