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Re: Bug#296279: ITP: tarp -- small script adding progress bar support for GNU tar

Mon, 21 Feb 2005 16:13:09 +0100
Christoph Berg <cb@df7cb.de> wrote:

> >  Simple perl script adding progress bar support
> >  for GNU tar.
> Hi,
> I'd say this is way to small to justify a package for it. Did you try
> to contact the tar maintainer to get it included there?


Well, for telling truth, I agree it's small, or seem to be small, but in
my opinion it works quite nice (with medium-large archives) and can be
usefull. I'm not convinced if it would work well in group of
other tools (as Eduard Bloch has written) because it requires a specific
alias for tar and manpage read ;) despite its simplicity.

Best regards,
 Grzegorz Bizon

[verdan@pirx.int.pl // verdan@debian.linux.org.pl]

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