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From Stuart Roebuck <>
Subject Re: Cocoon Src Compilation on Apple MAC OS X
Date Fri, 19 Apr 2002 12:59:53 GMT
On Mac OS X GNU tar is called 'gnutar' (/usr/bin/gnutar) and is not the 
same as 'tar' (/usr/bin/tar), unless you've installed gnutar using fink 

You shouldn't have any problems with gnutar.


On Friday, April 19, 2002, at 01:20 PM, Berin Loritsch wrote:

> Brian P Michael wrote:
>> Berin Loritsch,
>> I am not really familiar with how to work on Apache Source, but I am 
>> having trouble compiling Cocoon on MAC OS X.
>> Specifically, the filename/ClassName of certain Java Classes are too 
>> long and gnu tar is hacking off the filename at 31 characters.
>> Your name and email address was inside one of the source java class 
>> files,  The filename 
>> gets shortened to
>> AbstractComplementaryConfigurab    (there is no ending to the filename 
>> and thus doesn't get compiled in).
>> The Tar file does show the correct filename using Gnu's tar (tar tvf ).
>> Any clues.  Where would I go to help fix this.
> This is unfortunate.  Which version of gnu tar do you have?
> I have forwarded your concern to the Cocoon developer's list.  Cocoon
> has two lists: a developer's list and a user's list.  I would highly
> recommend subscribing to at least the user's list.
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