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Re: bsdcpio and bsdtar installed by default

Alistair Crooks <> writes:

> On Sun, Jun 22, 2008 at 04:13:35AM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 08:22:22PM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
>> > At least three different implementations for the POSIX interchange
>> > format exist (GNU tar [not by default], star and bsdtar).
>> Actually, I forgot the tar in heirloom. That makes it four.
> I can name multiple instances of programs that support X.400.
> That doesn't mean to say (a) it's a good idea, or (b) that people will
> use it.

Sorry? Do you think, noone will use pax/tar? I don't believe it.
Most probably, people will come, find buggy pax/tar, and all through
the community will tell: "Don't use NetBSD pax/tar, it is buggy,
use gtar instead." Just like with Solaris sh or awk.

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