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Re: Makeing MKBSDTAR=yes the default

On 03.09.2017 20:27, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> Hi all,
> as ${SUBJECT} says, I want to make bsdtar the default tar and cpio
> implementation. As there is no libarchive frontend for pax (yet),
> /bin/pax remains as is. The primary change is that /bin/tar and
> /bin/cpio would no longer be hard links to /bin/pax.

I already use for the long time the following options:

MKBSDTAR=       yes

No problems are observed except broken sysinst(8) during the process of
unpacking the sets. I assume that something hardcodes tool arguments and
they are incompatible with bsddar or pigz.

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