[Xfce4-commits] CVS: xfce4/xfwm4-themes/themes/gorilla Makefile.am, 1.3, 1.4 Makefile.in, 1.7, 1.8
edscott wilson garcia
edscott at prodigy.net.mx
Mon Apr 26 02:02:13 CEST 2004
El dom, 25-04-2004 a las 03:02, Jasper Huijsmans escribió:
> On Sun, 25 Apr 2004 07:59:28 +0200
> Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at xfce.org> wrote:
> > On Sat, 2004-04-24 at 23:32, Moritz Heiber wrote:
> > > As for Lunar Linux and many other distributions there is no 'pax'
> > > module/application yet but there is tar on almost any box I can
> > > imagine.
> > > I'd really like to see that 'pax' requirement to be removed to make
> > > future Xfce packages are going to work out on _any_ system they are
> > > installed on.
> > tar restores the user/group when running as root, which is not a good
> > solution because you would end up with files belonging to users
> > installed in the root tree.
> > Then, one could use GNU tar which has an option to avoid this, but
> > it's
> > not compatible with other tar (Solaris, Aix, prolly BSD tar, etc.).
> > Using that option would then add a requirement on GNU tar.
> > Welcome to the wonderfull world of UNIX fragmentation.
> Considering that no-one else uses pax and as a consequence many people
> will not have it installed, are you sure it's worth the trouble? I never
> felt the install of xfwm4 was too slow. What exactly do you gain by
> using it?
Favour the BSD crowd? If I recall well, the issue started when Benny
complained about Olivier using some gnu-tar options for tar. Maybe we
could do some configure magic, but that could entail more work than just
sticking to plain old tar...
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