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Re: EXTRACT_USING improvements: a concrete proposal

On Thu, Mar 12, 2020 at 04:16:34PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> Do you see any problem with the
>   if a platform's tar is (generally) not good enough, set EXTRACT_USING
>   to bsdtar for that platform
> approach?

I'd take the reverse approach: unless we know for sure that there will
be either gtar or bsdtar available, explicitly pick the latter as


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