Subject: Re: FYI: upgrading GNU tar
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/11/2002 21:02:37
In article <>,
gabriel rosenkoetter <> wrote:

In the meantime, I've added trivial rmt support to pax.


>If you're going to remove basic functionality that exists, right
>now, in the distributed OS, you either need to justify it really
>well (which I certainly haven't seen, but I didn't subscribe to
>tech-userlevel until just now, so maybe I missed a discussion in
>the appropriate place?), or you need to provide the functionality
>in the replacement.
>This isn't, really, a discussion for current-users, though. I am, as
>I paranthetically suggested, now subscribed to tech-userlevel.
>Presuming I haven't missed a good explanation for this (I'm checking
>mail-index now), could we continue this there?
>gabriel rosenkoetter
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