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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 22:48:28 GMT
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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