Subject: Re: don't generate non-portable archives by default!!!! CVS commit: basesrc/bin/pax
To: Klaus Klein <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 10/16/2002 13:58:09
On Oct 16, 7:39pm, firstname.lastname@example.org (Klaus Klein) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: don't generate non-portable archives by default!!!! CVS commi
Ok, did that [and will commit soon]. Extensions are enabled with -E.
| email@example.com (Christos Zoulas) writes:
| > On Oct 16, 11:46am, firstname.lastname@example.org (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.
| - Klaus
-- End of excerpt from Klaus Klein