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Re: bsdcpio and bsdtar installed by default

On Thu, 5 Jun 2008, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
The idea of the proposal was to get a working implementation in, so that
e.g. pkg_install can use that. If you run into issues with /bin/tar for
other use cases like backing up large files, you can use it. The idea
was to not introduce a possible large and intrusive change.

As far as I know, the existing tar used to work for~ever for pkg_install.
Why is this so urgent all of a sudden now? (No, I don't count "extract a Mono tarball" as urgent...)

 - Hubert

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