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From Steve Loughran <ste...@apache.org>
Subject Re: 100+ characters in the path to a file in a tarball
Date Tue, 08 Aug 2006 21:33:12 GMT
EJ Ciramella wrote:
> Recently, I've tried making a tarball and I wound up with the following
> messages:
>  
>       [tar] Entry:
> uprweb.war/WEB-INF/classes/com/upromise/app/presentation/actions/admin/S
> tartEnrollmentTestAction.class longer than 100 characters.
>       [tar] Entry:
> uprweb.war/WEB-INF/classes/com/upromise/app/presentation/actions/admin/S
> topEnrollmentTestAction.class longer than 100 characters.
>       [tar] Entry:
> uprweb.war/WEB-INF/classes/com/upromise/app/presentation/util/captcha/Up
> romiseTwistedRandomFontGenerator.class longer than 100 characters.
>  
> So then I set the longfile attribute to gnu, and they now go away.
> Problem is, the version of tar up on our solaris boxes fails to extract
> these files.

that's right. a limit of classic unix tar. Which is why <tar> warns you 
of the problem.

>  
> Is there any work around (other than moving to zip)?
> 

shorter filenames?

Actually, why are you trying to tar up an unzipped war files?

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