[TUHS] TUHS] why does tar have the tape device hard coded into it and why is it mt1 instead of mt0

Doug McIlroy doug at cs.dartmouth.edu
Sun Dec 13 03:17:48 AEST 2015

Forget that I said, "I think that tar was written by Chuck Haley or Greg Chesson".
Ken confirms that he wrote it, for dectape.


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