[arch-general] Tool to create mtree

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Wed Apr 29 12:43:46 UTC 2015

When looking at the internals of an Arch package I learned about the
mtree format.  However, I didn't find any tool to create an mtree file

Is it really the case that `makepkg` and `pacman` handle mtree files
internally, and that Arch completely lacks a tool for working with
mtree files?

(Yes, I've already found the AUR package at


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