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SubjectRe: initramfs buffer spec -- second draft
Followup to:  <>
By author: (Kai Henningsen)
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> The latest existing formal spec is probably POSIX 2001 (look under "pax").
> An older POSIX version would have it under "cpio". You'll probably also
> find it there in Unix98 a.k.a. SuSv2. (POSIX 2001 (the Austin revision)
> supersedes all of those.)
> It's a bit long to post here - probably exceeds fair use.

POSIX only specifies the "old ASCII" cpio format anyway, which is so
limited as to be useless. POSIX specifies also specify "ustar" and
"pax", two extended tar formats, neither of which is suitable for this

<> at work, <> in private!
"Unix gives you enough rope to shoot yourself in the foot." <>
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