seeking example for port who moves only some files

Daniel J. Luke dluke at
Sun Jan 28 11:50:13 PST 2007

On Jan 26, 2007, at 11:59 AM, Enrico Placci wrote:
>> o On Tiger (10.4) tar is gnutar is GNU tar 1.14 (and supports
>> --no-same-owner)
>> Fascinating. Upon further investigation, the *man pages* for tar on
>> Tiger are not gnutar, even though the binaries are.
> I don't think you get it right...
> This is my situation (and yours is probably similar):
> I have bsd tar in /usr/bin/tar and bsd tar manual
> in /usr/share/man/man1/tar.1 .

If you're on 10.4 and /usr/bin/tar isn't gnutar you have done  
something to modify it:

[g5:~] dluke% sw_vers
ProductName:    Mac OS X
ProductVersion: 10.4.8
BuildVersion:   8L127
[g5:~] dluke% /usr/bin/tar --version
tar (GNU tar) 1.14
Copyright (C) 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This program comes with NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
You may redistribute it under the terms of the GNU General Public  
see the file named COPYING for details.
Written by John Gilmore and Jay Fenlason.
Modified to support extended attributes.

In previous versions of Mac OS X, tar was actually cpio.

Daniel J. Luke
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