Default tar for 1.3 and later

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at
Tue May 3 11:37:22 PDT 2005

On Tue, May 03, 2005 at 09:29:24AM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
>     Joerg, this might be a good place to do a symlink setup.  i.e. 
>     install gtar and bsdtar independantly and create a symlink architecture
>     (that can eventually be turned into a varsym architecture when we 
>     turn varsym's on by default) for 'tar'.  It would be a good preview/test
>     of the type of architecting we are going to have to do for package
>     installation and multi-versioning.

That happens already. They are installed as /usr/bin/{bsdtar,gtar} and
the symlink is created depending on whether WITH_BSDTAR is set or not.


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