Subject: Re: -H formats to cpio
To: Krister Walfridsson <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/05/2003 10:58:45
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...)

Can you make these only work for pax-as-cpio -H and not pax -x  ?