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    SubjectRe: [Acpi] Re: ACPI fundamental locking problems
    Jamie Lokier writes:
    > (tar has a silly pad-to-multiple-of-512-byte per file rule, which is
    > inappropriate for this).

    If you remember that 'tar' means "tape archiver", and that at the time
    it was written the standard tape block size was 512 bytes, the rule
    isn't silly at all, although it may be undesirable overhead for modern
    uses of 'tar'.

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