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From "Marcel Schutte" <mar...@schutte.com>
Subject Problems with long paths in Tar task
Date Wed, 13 Sep 2000 22:06:28 GMT
Hi,

I just stumbled on a hard 100 character limitation for the combined path and
filename of a tar entry. Its existence is more than obvious from the ant
code, but a solution seems a lot less simple. A bit of searching gave me the
following link (http://www.gnu.org/manual/tar/html_mono/tar.html#SEC112),
where there is an explanation of the difference between POSIX and GNU
versions of tar.

Does anyone know whether there is -one- way of handling longer paths in
tars? I am willing to do some coding, but I want to be sure of the specs to
follow.

Regards,
Marcel


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