Which "tar" should be used to pack the X11R6.8.0 source tarballs ?

Roland Mainz roland.mainz at nrubsig.org
Wed Nov 10 19:45:59 PST 2004



Which "tar" version was used to pack the X11R6.8.0 tarballs ? I am just
asking because there are several incompatibilities between the various
versions of "tar" (many of them caused by GNU tar which has extensions
none of the other tar versions understand... ;-( ) and I'd like to avoid
the h*ll in which Mozilla.org resides in (their "tar.gz" tar archives
(created with GNU tar) can only properly be unpacked using "pax" or
"star" on non-GNU platforms).



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