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Date:	Thu, 18 Nov 2010 10:52:51 +0800
From:	Thomas Chou <>
To:	Andrew Morton <>,
	Michal Marek <>
CC:	Mike Frysinger <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gen_init_cpio: remove leading `/' from file names

Hi Andrew and Michal,

On 10/06/2010 10:51 PM, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 03:13, Thomas Chou wrote:
>> When we extracted the generated cpio archive using "cpio -id" command,
>> it complained,
>> cpio: Removing leading `/' from member names
>> var/run
>> cpio: Removing leading `/' from member names
>> var/lib
>> cpio: Removing leading `/' from member names
>> var/lib/misc
>> It is worse with the latest "cpio" or "pax", which tries to overwrite
>> the host file system with the leading '/'.
> seems to work as intended on Blackfin systems, and i cant see any
> reason to require the leading slash, so:
> Acked-by: Mike Frysinger<>
> -mike

Would you please review this patch? It is not clear as who should handle 
this with the MAINTAINERS.

Best regards,
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