Subject: Re: don't generate non-portable archives by default!!!! CVS commit: basesrc/bin/pax
To: Charles M. Hannum <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 10/16/2002 15:15:40
[ On Wednesday, October 16, 2002 at 18:59:28 (GMT), Charles M. Hannum wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: don't generate non-portable archives by default!!!! CVS commit: basesrc/bin/pax
> > 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.
but obviously not with that last part. :-(
Greg A. Woods
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