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Re: Auto-install (was autoloaded...)

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Nicholas Clark
February 8, 2001 09:39
Re: Auto-install (was autoloaded...)
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On Thu, Feb 08, 2001 at 12:26:59PM -0500, Dan Sugalski wrote:
> This is an excellent reason, and one I hadn't considered. I withdraw any 
> objections. Care to put together a PDD on how it should be handled? 
> (Including Archive::Tar as part of the base perl distribution's not 
> inappropriate, assuming we can get permission. )

Do we really want to use tar format (over say cpio) as tar rounds files
up to 512 block boundaries, and has some arbitrary restrictions on filename
lengths in the headers?

Nicholas Clark

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