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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: 100 character tar limit
Date Mon, 05 Feb 2001 17:58:19 GMT
At 10:21  5/2/01 -0700, Dave Inskeep wrote:
>Would jar files be an acceptable substitute for tar files? Anyone who would 
>be interested in using Ant would certainly have jar, and I (perhaps 
>incorrectly) assume that all versions of jar should handle 100+ filenames 
>correctly.

We already have jar files as they are identical to zips + 1 extra uneeded
directory ;)

>I don't know if jar handles permissions on Unix properly, though.

Not properly ;(

Cheers,

Pete

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