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

> > 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.
Pavel
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