Subject: GNU tar
To: Greg A. Woods <>
From: None <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/10/2002 03:11:06
>Why is this being done?  Why isn't GNU Tar being purged entirely?  It is
>of no use on NetBSd any longer.  It can be solely an add-on package.

	there are batch of security holes found for GNU tar, and we still
	don't have the replacement (like tar-compatible pax).  what do you
	mean by "no use"?  can we ship netbsd without /usr/bin/tar?