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SubjectRe: The argument for fs assistance in handling archives (was: silent semantic changes with reiser4)

> > Thirdly, you must be referring to the Gnome versions of Bash, Make,
> > GCC, coreutils and Perl which I haven't found. Perhaps we have a
> > different idea of what "supports this" means :)
> Please don't tell me that we have expectations to run make from within a
> tar file. This is getting silly. tar does a pretty good job of
> extracting files into real directories, and putting them back into an
> archive. I don't see a need to teach the kernel how to deal with
> compound files when user space can do it very easily.

Actually its not easy. User has to manually extract it and manually
delete it when he's done. Not nice.
When do you have heart between your knees?
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