cygport: Request a new feature in order to set owner/group names in packaged tarballs.

Lemures Lemniscati
Wed Aug 5 21:21:01 GMT 2020

On Wed, 05 Aug 2020 20:31:33 +0200, ASSI
> Lemures Lemniscati via Cygwin-apps writes:
> > I've simplified options to Simplify options to CYGPORT_TAR_OPTS and
> You've also removed the possibility to invoke tar with a different
> environment, which you must do if you want to control the compression
> parameters.  You would now need to introduce another configuration
> variable for if you wanted to keep that ability…

Do you mean controlling with '-I' or '--use-compress-program='?
(And I didn't know these options of tar... oh.)
---- from 'man tar'
       -I, --use-compress-program=COMMAND
              Filter  data through COMMAND.  It must accept the -d option, for
              decompression.  The argument can contain command line options.
---- from 'man tar'

Because these options can take a space-containing parameter,
I guess I understand that we would need another variable, as you write.


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