[blfs-dev] about pax

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Mar 16 09:58:13 PDT 2014


Pierre Labastie wrote:
> The discussion has shifted to
> http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/ticket/4736
>
> Basically, pax is not really needed, except for passing the LSB tests.
> OTOH, it is a nice utility, which can read and write both cpio and tar
> formats. It lacks the xz compressed format, though.
>
> I would say that it does not hurt to have it in the book (and that it is a low
> and easy maintenance package). I am ready to commit, but will wait for others
> advice.

If you are ready, then go ahead.

   -- Bruce






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