[Rubygems-developers] Handling of tar files....

Hugh Sasse hgs at dmu.ac.uk
Wed Jul 27 08:42:39 EDT 2005


On Wed, 27 Jul 2005, Austin Ziegler wrote:

> On 7/27/05, Hugh Sasse <hgs at dmu.ac.uk> wrote:
>> AFAICS rubygems assumes that tar is gnu tar.

>>            file "#{package_dir}/#{file}" => [package_dir_path] + package_files do
>>              chdir(package_dir) do
>>                sh %{tar #{flag}cvf #{file} #{package_name}}
>>              end
>>            end

>> from ./lib/rake/packagetask.rb  in 0.5.4
>
> This should be using Archive::Tar::Minitar or something similar in any case.

Where's that?  I can't see it in the Standard Library online...
>
> -austin

         Thanks,
         Hugh


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