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Re: [ANN] BootX 1.1.2 released

According to Benjamin Herrenschmidt <bh40@calva.net>:
> The new BootX is finally here, it's at
> <http://calvaweb.calvacom.fr/bh40/BootX_1.1.2.sit>. 
> Note to distribution makers (especially Debian): The archive is still
> compressed with Stuffit (proprietary), I'm looking for a simple and
> efficient way of compressing Mac files (with types/creators and resource
> forks) with only free tools. There's a MacGzip but it cannot tar, so it's
> pretty messy (I may have an outdated version). If someone has an
> solution, I'll be glad to distribute the next version in a free format.

Suntar can do it. OK suntar is NOT free software, but it is
freeware and can make tar files. I also remember that version
1.3.1 is available as source code.

Othersolution may be to use ZipIt, but it is shareware (and no
source). But it makes use of zip (unzip is in Debian non-free).


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