Andrey Chernov ache at
Thu Jul 22 00:47:50 PDT 2004

On Thu, Jul 22, 2004 at 09:30:39AM +0200, Harti Brandt wrote:
> (hole data at the end) you get a problem when extracting. The way I see 
> would be to put the hole data in-line. This is also not without problems. 

I too. Just store '\0' and then its count. This solution needs some 
"backslashing"-like detection to prevent archive file grow bigger on short 

But because nobody will understand that format, better stick with GNU one, 
regardless of its inefficiency. People using -S will have some slowdown, 
but they know what they do.

Andrey Chernov |

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