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Re: Experiences with compiling Debian

Mark Eichin <eichin@cygnus.com> writes:

> 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...)

Oh, I had actually forgotten that the newest tar can already do what
we want.  Now we just need to figure out how we want to use it.


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