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From Marc Slemko <>
Subject Re: [STATUS] 1.2.1
Date Thu, 03 Jul 1997 15:59:53 GMT
On Thu, 3 Jul 1997, Ben Laurie wrote:

> [2] Randy signed the compressed distributions - I think this was a mistake -
> firstly, it means signing twice (or more), secondly, it means you have to
> remember to keep a copy of the compressed distribution (recompressing would be
> an error), which I didn't ;-)

Not signing the compressed one means you have to uncompress it.  I seldom
uncompress distribution archives to disk.  Pipes are cool.  gtar with the
'z' option that hides the pipe is even cooler.

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