[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Request for Comments: libarchive, bsdtar
- Subject: Request for Comments: libarchive, bsdtar
- From: eivind at FreeBSD.org (Eivind Eklund)
- Date: Fri Jan 16 11:17:53 2004
On Fri, Jan 16, 2004 at 12:12:24PM +0100, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> Tim Kientzle <kientzle_(_at_)_acm_(_dot_)_org> writes:
> > How? Easy. Use libarchive to extract the packing
> > list---which is always the first archive entry---
> Ass, U, Me.
I believe the packing list being first in the archive is part of
the definition of the package format, and that it was done this
way to make it should be possible to access the way Tim describes.
If my memory fails me, I suggest we make it a required invariant.
Visit your host, monkey.org