|From:||Peter Avalos <pavalos@xxxxxxxxxxxx>|
|Date:||Mon, 18 Sep 2006 19:28:09 -0700|
On Mon, Sep 18, 2006 at 10:53:28PM -0400, Justin C. Sherrill wrote: > On Mon, September 18, 2006 8:19 pm, Peter Avalos wrote: > > Since I upgraded to the newest version of bsdtar, I figure that it's a > > good time to revisit the default tar discussion from May 2005. What do > > people think about switching to bsdtar so we don't need to maintain > > multiple tars? > > > > Here's the May 2005 thread: > > http://leaf.dragonflybsd.org/mailarchive/users/2005-05/msg00009.html > > Gets my vote to change. In a lazy bit of local benchmarking, my system > sees bsdtar running slightly faster. > > bsdtar doesn't appear to handle tape (yet), but I don't know how much of > an issue that is right now, and tape backup seems to be experiencing a > slow fade, in any case... > Looks like the other BSDs have already made the change, and gtar is still available in pkgsrc.
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