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fink's gnutar
Authored by: metafeather on Jun 24, '05 02:00:13PM

I'm not sure is this is still the case as the versions on my system (clean install of 10.4.1 are the same):


$ fink --version
Package manager version: 0.23.10
Distribution version: 0.8.0
Copyright (c) 2001 Christoph Pfisterer
Copyright (c) 2001-2005 The Fink Package Manager Team

$ which tar
/sw/bin/tar

$ls -l /sw/bin/tar 
lrwxr-xr-x   1 root  admin  4 Jun 14 17:40 /sw/bin/tar -> gtar

$ /sw/bin/gtar --version
tar (GNU tar) 1.14
Copyright (C) 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

$ ls -l /usr/bin/tar 
-rwxr-xr-x   2 root  wheel  186024 Mar 21 22:53 /usr/bin/tar

$ /usr/bin/tar --version
tar (GNU tar) 1.14
Copyright (C) 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.


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fink's gnutar
Authored by: metafeather on Jun 24, '05 02:04:41PM

Oops gzip *is* different:


$ /sw/bin/gzip --version
gzip 1.2.4 (18 Aug 93)
$/usr/bin/gzip --version
gzip 1.3.5
(2002-09-30)


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fink's gnutar
Authored by: ash7 on Jul 06, '05 02:20:37AM
You left out some critical information....
$ /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 License;
see the file named COPYING for details.
Written by John Gilmore and Jay Fenlason.
Modified to support extended attributes.

$ /sw/bin/gtar --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 License;
see the file named COPYING for details.
Written by John Gilmore and Jay Fenlason.
They are very different...

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