GNU emacs 21.2-4 packages available

Corinna Vinschen
Wed Aug 14 08:14:00 GMT 2002

On Wed, Aug 14, 2002 at 10:43:59AM -0400, Joe Buehler wrote:
> Nicholas Wourms wrote:
> >I can't believe there are people who still use cpio!  Is this a emacs 
> >build thing or do you honestly prefer to use cpio?
> I honestly prefer GNU cpio.
> - Unlike tar, cpio has always been able to take a list of files on stdin.

tar's T option.

> - GNU cpio can unpack just about anything -- feed it into stdin
>   and it figures it out.

What I like in cpio is how easy you can copy a whole directory tree.


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