[lsb-discuss] archive format

Joerg Schilling schilling at fokus.fraunhofer.de
Mon Mar 10 07:08:22 PST 2003

>From lsb-discuss-admin at freestandards.org Fri Mar  7 03:07:03 2003

>How about making mutated cpio's just a recommended archive format,
>rather than a required one.

Good idea as CPIO is now called an outdated format from POSIX.1-2001.

TAR + extended headers (supported by star ftp://ftp.berlios.de/pub/star)
is the official standard archive format of the future.


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