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Nicholas Clark
February 9, 2001 13:18
Re: Auto-install (was autoloaded...)
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On Fri, Feb 09, 2001 at 04:07:51PM -0500, John Porter wrote:
> Branden wrote:
> > 
> > For example, with tgz it would be complex to deal
> > with running without extracting, 
> What?  tar -z not good enough for you?

I believe that that wognt work ugnless you have gnu tar.

"Get New Utilities" as I've heard it called by the advocates.
(yes, I get irritated when I forget that BSD cp doesn't have a -a flag)
However, in our portability quest "Get New Utilities" is not good
[unless we package TomC's Perl Power Tools and just use those]

Nicholas Clark

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