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Re: tar, but not gnu tar

From: Kenneth Marshall <ktm(at)rice(dot)edu>
To: Tena Sakai <tsakai(at)gallo(dot)ucsf(dot)edu>
Cc: Kevin Grittner <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov>,pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: tar, but not gnu tar
Date: 2007-08-22 12:30:56
Message-ID: 20070822123056.GG26562@it.is.rice.edu (view raw or flat)
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Tena,

We have been very happy with star. It is a very nice pax,
cpio, gnutar,... replacement. You may want to give it a try.

Ken

On Tue, Aug 21, 2007 at 06:53:53PM -0700, Tena Sakai wrote:
> Hi Kevin,
> 
> Yes, I have, but I am much more familiar with tar.
> I think I will go with the latest gnu tar (v 1.18)
> which is suggested by Bruce.  I will play with it
> tomorrow and see how it goes.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Tena
> 
> tsakai(at)gallo(dot)ucsf(dot)edu
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kevin Grittner [mailto:Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov]
> Sent: Tue 8/21/2007 6:02 PM
> To: Tena Sakai; pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [ADMIN] tar, but not gnu tar
>  
> >>> On Tue, Aug 21, 2007 at  7:28 PM, in message
> <FE44E0D7EAD2ED4BB2165071DB8E328C03062B59(at)egcrc-ex01(dot)egcrc(dot)org>, "Tena Sakai"
> <tsakai(at)gallo(dot)ucsf(dot)edu> wrote: 
> > 
> > On my linux machine, gnu tar is the tar.  Does
> > anybody have a suggestion as to where I can go
> > to get a tar that is not gnu?
>  
> Have you considered using cpio instead?
>  
> http://www.gnu.org/software/cpio/
>  
> -Kevin
>  
> 
> 
> 

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