Re: [Acpi] Re: ACPI fundamental locking problems

From: Jamie Lokier (
Date: Sat Jul 07 2001 - 16:31:08 EST

Daniel Phillips wrote:
> > Reading a tarball is the distillation of what you describe into
> > efficient form :)
> /me downloads tar file definition
> Um, gnu tar or posix tar? or some new, improved tar?

I suggest cpio, which is more compact and in some ways more standard.
(tar has a silly pad-to-multiple-of-512-byte per file rule, which is
inappropriate for this). GNU cpio creates cpio format just fine.

-- Jamie
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