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FS#7491 - rpmextract use bsdtar instead of cpio

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Baptiste Daroussin (bapt) - Friday, 22 June 2007, 08:52 GMT
Last edited by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Saturday, 09 February 2008, 12:32 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version 2007.05 Duke
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 3
Private No


bsdtar can handle cpio format, here is a patch to and it's PKGBUILD that any dependency on gzip bzip and cpio, replacing it with bsdtar.

bsdtar comes as a dependency for pacman so it is present on all archlinux installation.
This task depends upon

Closed by  Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Saturday, 09 February 2008, 12:32 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Comment by Andrew Fyfe (space-m0nkey) - Friday, 22 June 2007, 18:58 GMT
This should be put on hold until we bump to libarchive2, the current permission problems with pacman are related to some problems with libarchive1 (and I assume bsdtar will have the same issues).
Comment by Baptiste Daroussin (bapt) - Saturday, 23 June 2007, 08:14 GMT
pacman -Qi libarchive
Nom : libarchive
Version : 2.2.3-2

libarchive2 is there, no ?
Comment by Andrew Fyfe (space-m0nkey) - Saturday, 23 June 2007, 11:57 GMT
At the time of my post libarchive2 hadn't been updated. :)
Comment by Baptiste Daroussin (bapt) - Monday, 05 November 2007, 14:13 GMT
It's now a long time that we use libarchive2 I think patch can be review
Comment by Roman Kyrylych (Romashka) - Saturday, 02 February 2008, 20:39 GMT
ping ;)
Comment by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Sunday, 03 February 2008, 16:55 GMT
pong ;) well i add it when i have time ;)