Subject: Re: Removing GNU tar and GNU cpio from src?
To: None <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/17/2003 15:22:00
On Fri, Jan 17, 2003 at 03:29:00AM +0100, Thomas Klausner wrote:
  | Hi!
  | Any opposition against removing gnu/dist/tar and
  | gnu/usr.bin/{cpio,tar,}?
  | pax(1) should now handle this, so there's no need to
  | keep these ~5MB around, and there's always the attic
  | for people needing to look something up.

Hi Thomas.

If pax-as-tar and pax-as-cpio is working fine, then no objections from

(I take it that they are fine, since cpio & tar have been implemented
in -current by pax for three months now)