Subject: Re: don't generate non-portable archives by default!!!! CVS commit: basesrc/bin/pax
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: Charles M. Hannum <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/16/2002 18:59:28
> Ok, did that [and will commit soon]. Extensions are enabled with -E.

This is really fundamentally the wrong way to deal with the problem.
You should have added another `-x' format and made the tar(1) frontend
use that by default.