Subject: Re: Toolchain status list (30-Oct-2001)
To: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
From: gabriel rosenkoetter <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/02/2001 23:24:14
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On Wed, Oct 31, 2001 at 12:15:39PM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> ustar now includes "uname" and "gname" fields which are 32 byte
> character arrays.
Which pax speaks, which is a Good Thing, since my named user and
group may not be at the same place as those on a system on which
a NetBSD was built, for instance, which means that our "supported"
update mechanism through installboot will Just Work.
Does tar presently speak with these fields, though?
~ g r @ eclipsed.net
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