Preservation of correspondence
Zane H. Healy
healyzh at aracnet.com
Fri Feb 9 11:47:32 CST 2007
> Do you happen to know if GNU tar adds extensions that aren't in your version
> (or "original tar", whatever that may mean)? I suppose I'd like to stick to
> GNU or GNU-compatible tools where possible...
Unless a given systems tar *is* GNU tar or based on it, you can pretty much
guarentee GNU tar has features it doesn't. Which isn't to say that GNU tar
is perfect, I know there are some bugs in it that we've run into, but can't
remember what they are at the moment.
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