Subject: Re: don't generate non-portable archives by default!!!! CVS commit: basesrc/bin/pax
To: Christos Zoulas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Klaus Klein <email@example.com>
Date: 10/16/2002 19:39:32
firstname.lastname@example.org (Christos Zoulas) writes:
> On Oct 16, 11:46am, email@example.com (Greg A. Woods) wrote:
> -- Subject: Re: don't generate non-portable archives by default!!!! CVS commi
> The choice that I had was to enable or disable gnu extensions by
> default. NetBSD had the extensions turned on by default [by virtue
> of using gnu-tar as tar], so I followed the existing practice.
However, your change extends them to pax(1) as well. While I'm
certainly not opposed to support of these extensions being continued
via the tar(1) interface, I'd rather like to see the pax(1) interface
require a command line switch for creation of such archives.