Re: [dev] [sbase] [patch] Completely ignore character and block devices in tar(1)

From: Roberto E. Vargas Caballero <>
Date: Thu, 30 Jan 2014 16:49:25 +0100

> I'm not sure I agree. We shouldn't be tethered to POSIX if it means
> losing useful functionality for no practical reason. Are there any
> systems out there that don't have support for character and block
> devices? Haiku isn't a compelling argument to me. In any case, I
> prefer the #ifdef solution. #ifdefs are dangerous, but I see nothing
> wrong with how you used them here.

My position is similar. I am not sure about it, but I agree that the
previous solution was enough good for me.


PD: sin, your work with sbase is incredible!!!!
Roberto E. Vargas Caballero
Received on Thu Jan 30 2014 - 16:49:25 CET

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