Subject: Re: pax-as-tar extract to stdout patch
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 06/16/2003 13:17:13
[ On Monday, June 16, 2003 at 00:04:32 (-0400), James Chacon wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: pax-as-tar extract to stdout patch
> Please commit this. (It makes things like the distrib/cdrom Makefile a lot
> simpler to deal with for instance as it extracts one-off files from the
> tarballs for some cd images).
I'd very much prefer to see the src/distrib tools make use only of 'pax'
(with it's truly _standard_ command-line interface), and I see no reason
why temporary directories cannot be safely and easily used in this
Greg A. Woods
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