'pax' is missing from list of required-packages, for host setup, for Arch Linux, in the documentation
joel at rtems.org
Fri Feb 22 16:03:41 UTC 2019
On Fri, Feb 22, 2019 at 2:30 AM Vaibhav Gupta <vaibhavgupta40 at gmail.com>
> I will create patch and send it to mailing list.
> On Fri, 22 Feb, 2019, 1:02 PM Sebastian Huber <
> sebastian.huber at embedded-brains.de wrote:
>> On 21/02/2019 22:01, Chris Johns wrote:
>> > On 22/2/19 1:25 am, Vaibhav Gupta wrote:
>> >> The *pax* package is not installed by default in Arch Linux. Moreover
>> it is also
>> >> not present in its official repository. We need to clone, build and
>> install it
>> >> from Arch User Repository (AUR).
>> > That seems unusual because it is defined here ..
>> > https://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/009695399/utilities/pax.html
>> It is not installed by default on all Linux distributions I worked with.
>> Maybe we should just check in the archive used by the test suite and not
>> use pax at all. We want to test RTEMS and not the host pax program.
It is small so not a huge burden. pax could be required by maintainer mode.
Someone asked why it is needed and not a basic tar. I recall someone with a
development host where their user ID was very large. Basic tar couldn't
I think it was a Mac host and the user ID had six decimal digits.
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