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Re: Experiences with compiling Debian

> decided that the best way to do this would be to write a stream
> editing tool that could edit a tar archive (I think the format's

I'd prefer that this only be done using tar itself -- because debian
has had such a bad track record with handling tar format, particularly
in the fringes (long file names in particular -- I think dpkg might
have been fixed, but dpkg-source is still broken...)

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