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Re: bsdcpio and bsdtar installed by default

On Wed, Jun 04, 2008 at 05:53:02PM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 04, 2008 at 10:25:37PM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I would like to go on and install bsdcpio and bsdtar by default.
> > This does not mean that /bin/tar will change to bsdtar for now, just
> > that both are present.
> I strongly object to re-bloating the system with two versions of tar.

The "bloat" you call it is 110KB on AMD64, not counting the shared
library that is needed for other purposes.


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