Second "RFC" on pkg-data idea for ports

Sergey Matveychuk sem at
Wed Apr 14 03:31:02 PDT 2004

Andrew Reilly wrote:

> an archiver.  There are several archivers in the tree already
> (pax, tar, cpio, (zip is in ports, too)).  Why not just use
> one of those?  All of these have command line arguments to

I think we don't want a binary format because of CVS can't work with it 
As kris says shar will be much better. But as I can see it's not easy to 
extract separate file from it. And extracting in STDOUT too.


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