Subject: Re: don't generate non-portable archives by default!!!! CVS commit: basesrc/bin/pax
To: Klaus Klein <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/16/2002 12:14:44
On Wed, Oct 16, 2002 at 07:39:32PM +0200, Klaus Klein wrote:

 > 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.

I completely agree with Klaus, here.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>