Re: [dev] [sbase] Adding tar

From: Truls Becken <>
Date: Sun, 7 Jul 2013 09:30:53 +0200

On 2013-07-07, at 05:53, David Galos wrote:

> If sbase gains programs to do compression, and the code is nicely librarized,
> I will consider thinking about considering adding letting tar do that.

Why not call out to the compression program? Pipes are not patented by shells.
This decouples things so it doesn't matter if the compressors are part of sbase
or not.

> why'd you have to go and mix dashed and non like that?

If you didn't see one of -c, -t, -x then parse non dashed options.

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