Subject: Re: Removing GNU tar and GNU cpio from src?
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/17/2003 23:28:42
On Fri, 17 Jan 2003, Luke Mewburn wrote:

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

Are they really working fine? For example, can we now untar Apache Jakarta
distribution tar files? As of the end of November, we couldn't. (You have
to use gnu tar to unpack them.)

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