Posted Nov 12, 2002 14:25 UTC (Tue) by IkeTo
In reply to: Initrd Dynamic
Parent article: Initramfs arrives
Debian format isn't based on tar (or tar.gz, or tar.bz2) at all! See deb(5). It is based on ar. Of course, in source package, you need to patch the original of some package, and that original can be of any form, be it tar.gz, or tar.bz2, or even rpm. But the deb format is not based on them.
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