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Old December 8, 2009, 23:43   #3
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Originally Posted by konijn_ View Post

in the year 2009, is there any reason to still have these around ?
Their presence bothers and I would prefer to just not have them at all.
Are there still unzippers that would not bother creating a folder if there arent any files for that folder ?

Yes, it is an inherent quality of tar, to only package files, not directories.
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