Re: [Acpi] Re: ACPI fundamental locking problems

From: Steve VanDevender (
Date: Sat Jul 07 2001 - 16:44:26 EST

Jamie Lokier writes:
> (tar has a silly pad-to-multiple-of-512-byte per file rule, which is
> inappropriate for this).

If you remember that 'tar' means "tape archiver", and that at the time
it was written the standard tape block size was 512 bytes, the rule
isn't silly at all, although it may be undesirable overhead for modern
uses of 'tar'.

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