cpio: need to fix this
Charles C. Bennett, Jr.
ccb at acm.org
Tue Aug 30 04:35:23 UTC 2005
Here you go... see attachment.
Comments gratefully accepted.
On Mon, 2005-08-29 at 19:56 -0500, Rob Landley wrote:
> 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
Charles C. Bennett, Jr. <ccb at acm.org>
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