[CentOS] schily tools

Mon Feb 6 18:58:55 UTC 2012
Alan McKay <alan.mckay at gmail.com>

> Are you reading
> something that favors Solaris/*bsd over GNU based systems?

No, why, are the Schily tools standard over there?

> I've never had any doubts that current GNU tar would extract archives
> made with it 10+ years ago - in fact I'm fairly sure I've done that.
> Or that I'd be able to obtain a copy of it in the future.

Yeah, that is the plus side.  But it seems gtar is rather abysmal at
recovering from errors in archives so if there is ever a problem, you're

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