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Michael G Schwern
February 8, 2001 09:52
Re: Auto-install (was autoloaded...)
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On Thu, Feb 08, 2001 at 05:39:01PM +0000, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> 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?

First cut will be tar.  Why?  Its simple, its common, and we have a
well-developed Perl module for it.  Later it can be changed to
anything we want.  Encapsulation++


Michael G. Schwern   <>
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