use gtar and not tar under solaris

Christian Maeder Christian.Maeder at
Fri Aug 7 05:28:31 EDT 2009

Matthias Kilian wrote:
> However, to create an archive, you can use something like
> $ pax -wf foo.tar directory

Do you think "gtar --format=posix" would be different from pax?

The only question is, if we should create archives using the ustar,
posix/pax, or gnu format. ustar seems to be the least common
denominator. Does ustar have any disadvantages?

Cheers Christian

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