Subject: Re: Toolchain status list (30-Oct-2001)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
Date: 10/31/2001 12:15:39
Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > 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?
ustar now includes "uname" and "gname" fields which are 32 byte
Perry E. Metzger email@example.com
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