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Re: support for translators in tar

From: Thomas Bushnell, BSG
Subject: Re: support for translators in tar
Date: 12 Sep 2001 10:15:58 -0700
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Neal H Walfield <neal@cs.uml.edu> writes:

> > When 'tar' saves a translator, it must also save the file or
> > directory underlying the translator, in case the translator wants
> > to access it when run.  The underlying node can be opened with
> Do not forget, translators maybe stacked.

That's not really relevant in the case of tar.  If we are following
the translator, we follow all the way down, as it were.  If not, we
just record the top one.

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