[Kaffe] does anyone care about this jar feature?

Moses DeJong dejong at cs.umn.edu
Thu Feb 11 14:43:22 PST 1999

On Thu, 11 Feb 1999, Tony Kimball wrote:

> 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.

Ok, Ok, I will add the stdin and stdout writing thing. I still do not
thing people will be using it but I will add it.

mo dejong
dejong at cs.umn.edu

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