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From Dirkjan Ochtman <>
Subject Re: Trying to build 1.6.0-rc.1
Date Thu, 16 Jan 2014 11:05:42 GMT
On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 11:41 AM, Alexander Shorin <> wrote:
> According last paragraph for v7 format, I think we'd hit this issue on
> Gentoo due to stable app-arch/tar package - it's 1.26 while 1.27.x are
> marked as unstable:

So you're saying we have very long file names relative to our tarball
root, and the stable tar version on Gentoo is too old to support that?
Is extraction support for these new-style archives available in 1.26?
If not, it may make sense to make sure our file names are a little

(I'm also going to kick the Gentoo stabilization bug for tar a bit, bug 496212.)



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