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Re: bsdcpio and bsdtar installed by default

In article <200806051630.MAA02439%Sparkle.Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA@localhost>,
der Mouse  <mouse%Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA@localhost> wrote:
>> 1. We should be supporting full posix archive spec and I don't see
>> anyone volunteering to do it.
>I'd love to bring my own tar into conformance - if I could get a copy
>of the spec.  Periodically I ask in various places, but so far I've
>gotten only two kids of responses: (1) vague handwaving and (2)
>pointers to pay-for-play "standards".  (Oh, and (3) "sorry, can't
>help", I suppose.)
>If anyone can point me at the "full posix archive spec", I'd be
>delighted, and - probably - would shortly thereafter have a tar that
>comes very close to implementing it.
>Not that this necessarily has anything to do with NetBSD.  I've offered
>my tar to NetBSD before and so far I've seen no interest.


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