[BusyBox-cvs] cvs commit to busybox by bug1

Glenn McGrath bug1 at busybox.net
Sat Sep 9 14:50:04 UTC 2000


Repository: busybox
who:        bug1
time:       Sat Sep  9 08:50:04 MDT 2000

Log Message:
Implemented new ar functionality unique to busybox ar (i think), the -R
option enable a Recursive extraction (or listing) to take place.

i.e. if any files being extracted are themselves ar archives then
busybox ar will extract their contents as well.

e.g. take bar.deb and do (with GNU ar) ar -q foo.deb b.ar
then with busybox ar can do ar -x b.ar data.tar.gz

-R isnt used for anything in GNU ar so i think it should be ok, could
have used long options

This functionality will become (more) usufull with tar, gz support.


Files:
changed:    ar.c






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