Subject: Re: more bad toolchain build mojo
To: Sean Davis <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 10/30/2002 11:54:31
On Wed, Oct 30, 2002 at 02:34:15PM -0500, Sean Davis wrote:

 > Yes, but isn't the real problem the fact that empty input was given in the first
 > place? There is no reason to try to tar up an directory that doesn't exist, is
 > there?

Whatever the case, a great many tar(1) programs out there do fine with
empty input, and therefore we probably ought to, as well.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>