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Re: [Bug-cpio] filesize inconsistencies?

From: Sergey Poznyakoff
Subject: Re: [Bug-cpio] filesize inconsistencies?
Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 21:26:17 +0200

Hi Douglas,

> Besides, this was the only cpio-related mailing list that I could find.

Yes, and this list is the right place for such discussions.

> I'm writing an emacs application to handle cpio(1) archives. It is
> intended, in part, to work like tar-mode and dired.

That's very interesting.

> However, with some archives (and some entries within those archives,
> it looks to me like the *filesize* field is too large by one byte.

Do you have a sample of such an archive for me to analyze?

> If you care, a copy of the current source is attached.

Thanks a lot! It's of great interest to me, as I'm a long-time emacs


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