Subject: Re: pkg/18662: new gnutar breaks devel/rx?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/14/2002 21:59:33
> > /usr/bin/tar: rx-1.5/rx/../doc/rx.texi: Member name contains `..'
> I think the correct fix is for the rx maintainer(s) to provide a tarball
> without the "..".
Tom Lord, the developer of old rx-1.5 said to not use old 1.5 from GNU:
"I don't know why they still distribute it." He suggests using the version
in libhackerlab (from ftp.regexps.com) instead. I don't know if it is
feature compatible or not. Just an idea ...
Jeremy C. Reed