On Friday, 11 April 2014 at 07:26:08 UTC, Nick Sabalausky wrote:
I just don't see how it could *possibly* make any sense to NOT do it this way.
Tar is a tape archiver, for backups. So it makes sense. E.g. Backing up whole disks, piping from find to tar etc.
It makes sense, but it is annoying :-)