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From "Marcel Schutte" <mar...@schutte.com>
Subject RE: <tar> task bug...
Date Fri, 20 Oct 2000 15:40:06 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stefan Bodewig [mailto:bodewig@bost.de]
> Sent: vrijdag 20 oktober 2000 15:54
> To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: Re: <tar> task bug...
>
>
> >>>>> "MRA" == Max R Andersen <max@cs.auc.dk> writes:
>
>  MRA> As you can see the filenames is limited to a specific length and
>  MRA> that is not feasible in the long run :)
>
> It is POSIX that has limited the length of the filenames. GNU tar goes
> a long way to find another solution, but <tar> just supports the POSIX
> variant, sorry.

But it shouldn't just truncate long paths without a warning.

>
> Stefan
>

By the way, I received Stefan's response before the original message has
even arrived. This has happened a few times the last days. Has anyone else
seen this too?

Marcel


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