Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] [Wireshark-commits] rev 25232: /trunk/ /trunk/: configure.in
From: Gerald Combs <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 07 May 2008 15:19:22 -0700
Guy Harris wrote:
> Guy Harris wrote:
>> On May 5, 2008, at 10:06 AM, [email protected] wrote:
>>
>>> http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=25232
>>>
>>> User: gerald
>>> Date: 2008/05/05 10:06 AM
>>>
>>> Log:
>>> Have autoconf generate "ustar" tar files by default.
>> The automake tar-ustar option requires automake 1.9 or later, so I  
>> changed configure.in to check for that and updated autogen.sh to check  
>> for 1.9.
> 
> Also, are there any systems out there that wouldn't be able to read 
> those tar files with the system's default version of tar?

It _should_ be pretty unlikely, since the ustar format has been around a while
(according to Wikipedia) and is supported by GNU tar.