That switch is "--insecure" and is supported in all libarchive versions freebsd ever used.
On 15.05.2016 01:36, Ngie Cooper (yaneurabeya) wrote: >> On May 14, 2016, at 16:29, Martin Matuska <m...@freebsd.org> wrote: >> >> Ian, we are here talking about cpio, not libarchive. The flag in >> libarchive is not active by default. >> >> On 14.05.2016 22:08, Ian Lepore wrote: >>> The real damage will happen to out-of-tree users. I think this will >>> impact our software updater for $work for example, and it has to work >>> with both old and new versions of libarchive, and now the new version >>> will require a flag that the old version will reject as unknown. >>> >>> Ick. > Ian’s comment was valid.. cpio doesn’t recognize the new switch on older > versions, so something like cpio `cpio --help | grep -- switch && echo > switch` would need to be employed everywhere for backwards compatibility — ew. > Thanks, > -Ngie _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"