kris at obsecurity.org
Sat Jul 17 11:43:41 PDT 2004
On Sat, Jul 17, 2004 at 10:37:28AM -0700, Tim Kientzle wrote:
> What are the differences?
> * Portability: gtar is portable to many different Unix and non-Unix
> systems. bsdtar supports standard file formats that are widely
> supported by other implementations. There are efforts to port
> bsdtar to other platforms.
* Less known bugginess: gtar on sparc64 has sporadic problems,
e.g. attempting to use all available VM. bsdtar doesn't have obvious
problems on other FreeBSD architectures.
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