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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] tla1.2 on cygwin

From: Tom Lord
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] tla1.2 on cygwin
Date: Tue, 2 Mar 2004 19:16:31 -0800 (PST)

    > From: Tom Lord <address@hidden>

    >     > What about modifying tar, and the calls to diff, etc so that the
    >     > archives built will still be compatible with other systems.

    > Hacking tar to use VU should be quite trivial (which is part of the
    > point of VU).

And, for that matter, it'd also work to define a pair of new archive
transports, layerable over existing ones, that rewrites the tar files
while fetching them.   No changes to tar needed at all....


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