DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2005-05
Re: Default tar for 1.3 and later
On 5/3/05, Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi all,
> 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.
I think this is a good idea as fbsd has already switched all of their
userbase over to the bsdtar, and for the most part without any
There have been a number of bug fixes and clean-ups' committed that we
should import before making the switch, but other than that there is
no reason to not go ahead and make the switch.
Steven David Rhodus