Subject: Re: pax problem+fix
To: None <>
From: Jan Schaumann <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/21/2003 16:14:50
Hans Bulfone <> wrote:
> hi!
> On Sat, Jun 21, 2003 at 01:29:48PM -0400, Jan Schaumann wrote:
> > Why should it try to remove a directory?
> > 
> > Or am I missing something?
> Maybe I was not clear enough:


I see.  I misunderstood (or rather failed to look at pax's source and
was confused as to why anything should be removed).
> > P.S.: Should we move this thread to tech-pkg?
> I've also wondered which of the two lists is more appropriate, as it's
> only a problem when using pkgsrc on Linux, but I don't know since I'm
> new to both :(

Actually, tech-userlevel seems more appropriate in this context.

FWIW, on Linux using ext3 the pax command works fine.


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