[Kaffe] does anyone care about this jar feature?

Tony Kimball alk at pobox.com
Thu Feb 11 08:15:06 PST 1999

Quoth Moses DeJong on Wed, 10 February:
: It could also get a little ugly when you combine it
: with the new -C (change dir while processing the jar command) option.

It is extremely *useful* in conjunction with the -C option!  This is
how GNU tar works, and thousands system administrators have been
relying *heavily* upon this function for years.  This is perhaps
the pinacle of Unix-style orthogonality of design.  I expect it is
less useful in jar than in tar, in practice at this time, because
jar sees less administrative-style use.  But that may change, as java
takes over the universe.

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