Subject: Re: -H formats to cpio
To: Krister Walfridsson <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/04/2003 10:22:12
On Sat, Jan 04, 2003 at 07:06:55PM +0100, Krister Walfridsson wrote:
> The current cpio does not handle the format names used by our old cpio.
> This may break some scripts for users, and it does causes some problems
> for pkgsrc (see PR 19140)
> Any objection to adding the old format names too? i.e. to let
> bin = bcpio
> newc = sv4cpio
> crc = sv4crc
> (after verifying that they really correspond to the same formats...)
This seems like a good thing to me.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>