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Re: [ID 20001009.009] what if cc changes?

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Alan Burlison
October 10, 2000 10:58
Re: [ID 20001009.009] what if cc changes?
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Peter Prymmer wrote:

> Yes that is the functionality that I desire.  It appears to use
> Archive::Tar(?)  I suppose there will be some who prefer the flexibility
> of "native" archive/compress but tar is widely implemented (IIRC Chris
> Nandor's Mac port of CPAN uses Archive::Tar to unpackage tar balls on
> Mac OS).
> I'll make a note to check out the package on a few different platforms.
> Thanks for the pointer.

Actually it is just a script that its on top of ExtUtils::Packlist et
al.  You can hack it to use whatever archiver you wish.  I also have a
version that makes SVR4 pkgadd format archives.

The script is under my authors directory on CPAN.

Alan Burlison

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