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Re: KDE: ark

On Wed, 22 Mar 2006 07:38:47 +0100, Otto Moerbeek wrote:

> It depends on what you call "proper".

Naïve as I am, just when I tar /home/users/, that it doesn't bug out 
on long filenames/paths. Most of those come without the users being
guilty; from titles of movies and MP3s.

> You're just using a gnu extension. Gnu tar archives are not portable.
> When do you want to encounter that? ONn archive build or archive extract?

IMHO, it seems to work when I tar and untar with gtar. 
I'd prefer the native tar, though. But its error messages on build don't
make me feel at ease.