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[Bug-tar] Re: prefix too long in ustar header, causes dir name truncatio
[Bug-tar] Re: prefix too long in ustar header, causes dir name truncation
Mon, 20 Feb 2006 11:06:03 EET
Jim Lowe <address@hidden> wrote:
> tar 1.15.1 using --format=ustar is creating archives
> with a header prefix greater than 155 bytes long. This
> causes trucation of the name component at the 155th byte
> split point when read by tar.
> Here is a fix, it looks safe and harmless to me...
Thank you. I'll install it.
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