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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kheaders: prefer gtar over tar for better compatibility
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> On 17 Jan 2023, at 19:01, Sam James <sam@gentoo.org> wrote:
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>
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>> On 25 Dec 2022, at 16:33, Michał Górny <mgorny@gentoo.org> wrote:
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>> On Sun, 2022-12-25 at 01:45 +0900, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
>>> Instead of inserting a workaround like this,
>>> another way is to allow users to override a variable
>>> from the command line.
>>>
>>>
>>> See the top Makefile, for example,
>>>
>>>
>>> AWK = awk
>>>
>>>
>>> Then, users can do "make AWK=gawk"
>>
>> I'm sorry but are you requesting that I remove the check and use $TAR
>> instead, or allow overriding with TAR, and fall back to gtar or tar
>> respectively? If the former, should the script unconditionally assume
>> that TAR will be always set in the environment, or include fallback to
>> tar for when the script is run directly?
>
>
> Masahiro, what do you reckon? Thanks.
>

Ping.

> Best,
> sam


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