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Re: Proposal: cpio-mode

From: Lars Brinkhoff
Subject: Re: Proposal: cpio-mode
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:02:52 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier wrote:
> Douglas Lewan wrote:
>> A cpio mode has been in the emacs TODO file for as long as I've
>> looked there.  I'd like to write that. Is there really still
>> interest?
> It'd fit very nicely in GNU ELPA, I think, yes.  Of course, the fact
> that noone wrote one up might indicate that the demand is not very
> high, but I for one would enjoy easier access to the initramfs files,
> for example.

I just now wanted to open an rpm file like I would a tar file.  I
understand rpm files are mostly compressed cpio files.

So, +1 on cpio-mode.

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