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

Dnia 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 an 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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