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From Dan Tran <dant...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Use native tar to unpack? good/bad idea?
Date Mon, 02 Jun 2014 23:08:35 GMT
Hi Alex,  I will find a good sample file for you.

Thanks

-D


On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 3:57 PM, Alexander Kriegisch <
Alexander@kriegisch.name> wrote:

> Oh, I see, multiple options. Okay, then yes - maintenance nightmare. I
> think we should not easily give up Java's idea of platform independence and
> Maven's whole point: creating standardised, repeatable builds.
>
> If your idea is a reaction on your latest tar.gz problems, maybe we can
> find another solution for it. You have not reacted on my offer to inspect
> your files and see if I have an idea how to fix that in Java. :-)
> --
> Alexander Kriegisch
>
>
> > Am 03.06.2014 um 00:48 schrieb Dan Tran <dantran@gmail.com>:
> >
> > correct,   I would expect user to install tar.exe or cygwin with tar on
> > windows and activate the option.  By default, it still uses
> plexus-archiver
> > to unpack
> >
> > -D
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 3:42 PM, Alexander Kriegisch <
> > Alexander@kriegisch.name> wrote:
> >
> >> Windows does not have tar by default. You need to install Git (incl. Git
> >> Bash), Cygwin, GnuWin32 or similar. I would not expect any user to have
> tar
> >> installed at all or if so then in any predictable location or even
> >> reachable via PATH.
> >> --
> >> Alexander Kriegisch
> >>
> >>
> >>> Am 03.06.2014 um 00:36 schrieb Dan Tran <dantran@gmail.com>:
> >>>
> >>> I am think of enhancing maven-dependency-plugin by adding option  to
> >> unpack
> >>> 'tar' like artifact using native tar since it is faster and reserve
> soft
> >>> links (?)
> >>>
> >>> Thoughts? would it be a maintaining night mare??
> >>>
> >>> Thanks
> >>>
> >>> -Dan
> >>
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