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Re: [vox-tech] tar question
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Re: [vox-tech] tar question

Well, here's the "answer" (Paul Eggert is the current maintainer of GNU tar).
Not sure why the man/info page doesn't talk about this (the documentation
doesn't even allude to such problems).


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Subject: Re: delete bugs?
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2002 13:25:47 -0700 (PDT)
From: Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com>
To: spn@ucdavis.edu
Cc: bug-tar@gnu.org

> From: "Shawn P. Neugebauer" <spn@ucdavis.edu>
> Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2002 12:21:51 -0700
> Is this known/unknown?

There are several bugs with delete.  Nobody has had time to fix them,
unfortunately.  I suggest that people not use delete unless they're
willing to spend some time debugging the code.
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