[arch-dev-public] [signoff] cpio-2.11-1
t.powa at gmx.de
Mon Mar 22 07:20:58 CET 2010
Am Sonntag 21 März 2010 schrieb Allan McRae:
> 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...
mkinitcpio uses gen_init_cpio and not cpio.
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
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