Subject: Re: Removing GNU tar and GNU cpio from src?
To: Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 01/17/2003 20:51:32
On Jan 18, 10:16am, firstname.lastname@example.org (Curt Sampson) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: Removing GNU tar and GNU cpio from src?
Yeah, we totally agree then. If you find a tar file that we don't extract
the same data for even if it is corrupted, let me know and I'll fix it.
| Oh, does it? Well that's a much better situation than I thought. If
| that's the case, maybe we just need to add some sort of flag to the
| package system that says, "pax will claim failure to extract" so that
| the packages for these Apache things will not stay broken. (Or a flag
| that says "use gnu tar.")
| Curt Sampson <email@example.com> +81 90 7737 2974 http://www.netbsd.org
| Don't you know, in this new Dark Age, we're all light. --XTC
-- End of excerpt from Curt Sampson