cvs commit: src/usr.bin/cpio Makefile bsdcpio.1 cmdline.c config_freebsd.h cpio.c cpio.h cpio_platform.h err.c matching.c matching.h pathmatch.c pathmatch.h src/usr.bin/cpio/test Makefile main.c test.h test_0.c test_basic.c test_format_newc.c ...

Colin Percival cperciva at
Mon May 26 19:50:48 UTC 2008

Doug Barton wrote:
> Colin Percival wrote:
>> The BSD license is one advantage; but the fact that this 1766 lines of
>> C code
>> compared to gnu-cpio's 6994 lines of C code is in my opinion far more
>> important
>> (the difference being largely because bsdcpio uses libarchive, of
>> course).
> Shouldn't that total be 1,766 lines of code for the front end, plus N
> lines of code from libarchive?

Yes, but as security officer, I have to support libarchive anyway. :-)

> That's not to impugn Tim's work, I just hate fuzzy thinking, especially
> from the security officer. :)

The thinking wasn't fuzzy, the explanation was. :-)

Colin Percival

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