Easibox 0.1.5 released

Cliff Wells clifford.wells at attbi.com
Sun Mar 30 11:37:45 CEST 2003


On Sun, 2003-03-30 at 01:11, Simon Burton wrote:
> On Sun, 30 Mar 2003 07:01:57 +0100, phil hunt wrote:
> 
> > 
> > Easibox is a utility for making tar files, zip files and other
> > archive files, designed to be particularly useful when making
> > releases of open source projects.
> > 
> > Easibox was written to solve a problem I had when releasing
> > open source software packages, such as my Leafwa program. The
> > technique I was using was manually creating a directory with
> > the required filename (such as "leafwa-0.6.1"), copying those
> > files to be archived into the directory, and then cd'ing to
> > that directory's parent and running tar to create the tarball.
> > I found this process time-consuming and error-prone. So I
> > decided there must be a better way...
> > 
> 
> I use make for this; the files are listed in a makefile.

Some people program in Perl.  Doesn't mean there isn't a better way
<wink>

Regards,
Cliff






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