Re: Slink-CD (Part III)
Michael Schmitz wrote:
> Martin Schulze wrote:
> > > then what about ZIP? It is free, it is file _archiver_ just like lha and
> > > probably already ported to Amiga...
> > Well, tar should also be ported, or isn't it?
> Tar isn't really an option; neither AmigaOS nor TOS support pipes.
Missing pipes shouldn't be a problem since you can call gzip -d and then
tar as two calls. If that's the only problem - assuming that both are
available for AmigaOS and TOS we should try to move into that direction.
The MS-DOS filesystem is nice for removable media. -- H. Peter Anvin
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