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

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sun Mar 21 23:55:35 CET 2010

On 22/03/10 08:54, Allan McRae wrote:
> 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.

In fact, make that definite.  Looking at my pacman logs, I have not had 
cpio on my system for over a year...

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