Subject: Re: Removing GNU tar and GNU cpio from src?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 01/28/2003 15:36:50
[ On Sunday, January 26, 2003 at 20:44:11 (-0700), Rick Kelly wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: Removing GNU tar and GNU cpio from src?
> der Mouse said:
> >Yes, but then, you can equally well use tar, or pax, or cpio, or any of
> >tons of other programs.
> And dump is a non-portable backup tool.
Dump is a backup program -- it's not intended for interchange of archives.
Greg A. Woods
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