Subject: Re: GNU tar goodbye?
To: NetBSD Userlevel Technical Discussion List <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/10/2002 15:56:07
On Thu, 10 Oct 2002, Greg A. Woods wrote:

> [ On Thursday, October 10, 2002 at 18:15:43 (+1000), Luke Mewburn wrote: ]
> > Subject: Re: GNU tar goodbye?
> >
> > We can then work on incorporating the last few gtar options into the
> > "pax as tar" front-end, which includes (but is not limited to) the
> > following gtar options: -C
> >, and --fast-read.
> and that's simply a red herring -- it is not critical for any use of
> "tar" in NetBSD.  Those who really think they need it can find gtar in
> pkgsrc.

This comment reflects a lack of listening to others. If you won't listen
to them, why should they listen to you?

Take care,