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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Binary tarballs
Date Thu, 08 Oct 1998 19:56:49 GMT
Martin Kraemer wrote:
> 
Sounds interesting!
> 
> Okay. Then let me add something like the following as a 4th proposal
> to the STATUS file:
> 
>       4. A "binary release" tarball (as noted under 2.) with the
> 	 addition of the _compressed_ source archive from which the
> 	 binary was produced. After unpacking the binary tar file
> 	 (which must of course contain the directory paths except for
> 	 the top level (rootdirectory) slash; btw. gnu tar strips off
> 	 this slash by default), the administrator has the chance to
> 	 remove this source archive to save space, or keep it in
> 	 place for later possible use. An example tar contents could
> 	 start like this:
> 	 drwxrwxr-x  0/0     0 Jul 17 10:59 1998 usr/local/apache/
> 	 drwxr-xr-x  0/0     0 Oct  7 13:13 1998 usr/local/apache/src/
> 	 drwxr-xr-x  0/0     0 Oct  7 13:13 1998 usr/local/apache/src/apache_1.3.3.tar.gz
> 	 drwxr-xr-x  0/0     0 Oct  7 13:13 1998 usr/local/apache/conf/
> 	 -rw-r--r--  0/0 12415 Oct  7 13:13 1998 usr/local/apache/conf/httpd.conf.default
> 	 lrwxrwxrwx  0/0    15 Aug 22 10:14 1997 usr/local/apache/conf/httpd.conf
> 	 -rw-r--r--  0/0  2842 Oct  7 13:13 1998 usr/local/apache/conf/access.conf.default
> 	 -rw-r--r--  0/0     0 Jul 20 13:46 1998 usr/local/apache/conf/access.conf
> 	 ...
> 	 Note that compressing such a tar file will not gain much
> 	 space, because the sources have been compressed already.
> 
> 
>     Martin
> 


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