|From:||Raphael Marmier <raphael@xxxxxxxxxxx>|
|Date:||Tue, 03 May 2005 11:43:16 +0200|
On Tue, May 03, 2005 at 11:13:06AM +0200, Hummel Tom wrote:no more path length limitation in bsd tar?
is there any objection to switch the default tar to BSD tar? GNU tar will be kept, since some features for tape handling and updating are missing in BSD tar, but the latter does a better job for the normal use cases.
which were the reasons for GNU in the first place?
GNU tar is the de-facto standard, sadly as it is.