[arch-dev-public] [signoff] cpio-2.11-1

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sun Mar 21 23:54:34 CET 2010

On 22/03/10 08:49, Jan de Groot wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-03-22 at 08:38 +1000, Allan McRae wrote:
>> On 22/03/10 02:25, Tobias Powalowski wrote:
>>> Hi guys,
>>> bump to latest version
>>> please signoff both arches
>>> greetings
>>> tpowa
>> We discussed moving this out of [core] as part of the base cleanup as
>> bsdtar already does its job.  I just never got around to moving it...
>> So, this can just move to [extra].
>> Allan
> AFAIK you need to specify a special flag for mkinitcpio (-H newc if I'm
> not mistaken). Does bsdtar support this also?
> Before moving this to extra, the mkinitcpio script should be modified to
> use bsdtar instead then.

I'm fairly sure that mkinitcpio does not use cpio but gen_init_cpio.

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