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Scot Mc Pherson behomet at
Tue May 28 18:32:30 PDT 2002

Tar is also another one of those packages in perpetual alpha state, I forget
the status of that one. If my memory serves, its been some years since an
update to the alpha tar.

Scot Mc Pherson

"Tushar Teredesai" <tush at> wrote in message
news:3CF39A2E.7090303 at
> has version 4.1.7 and that was last updated one year back.
> Has anyone contacted the maintainer about moving the version out of
> alpha? I searched our archives but could not find any mention regarding
> it. If no one has contacted the maintainer, I could try sending an
> e-mail and ask for the status.
> FYI, the alpha version compiled properly.
> --Tushar.

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