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From Justin Erenkrantz <jerenkra...@apache.org>
Subject Re: binbuild.sh favors GNU tar
Date Sun, 24 Nov 2002 20:48:45 GMT
--On Sunday, November 24, 2002 12:18 PM -0800 Wilfredo Sánchez 
<wsanchez@mit.edu> wrote:

>    So does anyone object if I un-favor GNU tar?

Nope.

>    Looks like the real reason we favor it is to use the -z option
> instead of having to run gzip after the fact.  Running gzip in a
> pipe chain would do as well, though.

+1.  Don't know how it'd work on Solaris otherwise (since it only has 
POSIX tar by default).  -- justin

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