plea for tar-1.21
John W. Linville
linville at redhat.com
Tue Apr 14 19:33:19 UTC 2009
On Thu, Apr 09, 2009 at 02:58:31PM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Thursday 09 April 2009, John W. Linville wrote:
> >On Thu, Apr 09, 2009 at 01:14:42PM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> >> Please, either stabilize the device mapping (BTW, how did you do that when
> >> I didn't even reboot?) or give us a version of tar that can cope with it.
> >> According to the ChangeLog, it will take 1.21 to do that.
> >Did you open a bug at bugzilla.redhat.com for this update?
> >tar-1.22 is in F-11. It should be no problem to get a version in F-10.
> >I'll be happy to do it, presuming that the package owner grants me
> >sufficient privilege to do so.
> I may have been premature with this squawk John, both Dustin and I miss-read
> the tar ChangeLog, and that option IS in 1.20 unless fedora removed it when
> they built it for the rpm in the repos. Can anyone answer that detail please?
AFAICT it is there.
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