cpio: need to fix this

Rob Landley rob at landley.net
Tue Aug 30 00:56:40 UTC 2005

On Monday 29 August 2005 11:28, Charles C. Bennett, Jr. wrote:
> Hi All -
>  Has anyone fixes in their back pocket for the fact that the cpio applet
> doesn't handle hard links gracefully?  If not, does anyone mind if I
> generate a patch to archival/libunarchive/get_header_cpio.c using GNU
> cpio to crib the algorithm?

Go for it.

On an unrelated note, do we have any plans for a cpio create that's compatible 
with initramfs in the 2.6 kernel?  (Keeping in mind that the kernel _has_ 
a .c program that creates one of these suckers already as part of the build, 
so it's not exactly a pressing need...)

> Thanks in Advance,
> ccb


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