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Tue Jul 20 00:43:02 PDT 2004
On Mon, Jul 19, 2004 at 09:29:54PM -0700, Tim Kientzle wrote:
> Andrey Chernov wrote:
> >On Sat, Jul 17, 2004 at 10:37:28AM -0700, Tim Kientzle wrote:
> >>* File format: bsdtar can read gtar files, including
> >> long file names, long link names, and sparse files.
> >> bsdtar can also read many other formats that gtar
> >> does not support.
> >bsdtar can't write sparse archives (Yet?).
> gtar has to be better at something! ;-)
> I have some ideas about sparse file handling,
> but they're not gtar-compatible. (The gtar
I think that goals are not in conflict. You can implement creating
gtar-compatible sparse archives on -S --sparse option and your own
effective solution on another unique option.
Andrey Chernov | http://ache.pp.ru/
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