[Python-Dev] Adding Optik to 2.3 standard library
Martin v. Loewis
19 Apr 2002 22:29:42 +0200
Michael Hudson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Not only that, but if you copy/rename the Windows pax.exe program to
> > tar.exe or cpio.exe it changes its command line options to match. So all
> > recent versions of Windows ship with tar and cpio included (sort of).
> Oh, so thats why some of the files inside installer bundles on MacOS
> have the extension .pax.gz. Learn something every day.
This is getting off-topic, but I'd like to point out that introduction
of the "pax" utility was the solution to the "tar wars" :-)