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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] tla 1.2.1 release announcement

From: Andrew Suffield
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] tla 1.2.1 release announcement
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2004 11:09:36 +0100
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On Wed, Aug 25, 2004 at 10:37:06AM +0200, Patrick Mauritz wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, 25. August 2004 09:08 schrieb address@hidden:
> > It could probably be fixed by removing the {arch} stuff
> > and using --posix when packing it up.

> --posix won't help much.. use star if you want standard tarballs 

Which is a fairly stunning display of pointlessness, star being the
only thing in the world which matches this "standard". Arbitrary
specification at its best and most irrelevant.

There does exist a way to generate tar archives which works on most
platforms, but it's not that one (and I'm not aware of a tar-like
program which does it).

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