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bug#21111: possibly bogus in binary tarball

From: Dave Love
Subject: bug#21111: possibly bogus in binary tarball
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2015 21:26:49 +0100
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Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:

> Interestingly, I do not get this message, both with ‘tar xf’ and
> ‘tar xvf’ with GNU tar 1.28.
> I tried with different timezones, and I can’t trigger it.
> Dave: What version of GNU tar do you use, and in what timezone?
> TIA,
> Ludo’.

It was on RHEL6 in the UK zone

  $ grep -I zone /etc/sysconfig/clock

  $ rpm -q tar

There aren't any obviously-relevant patches in the tar package changelog.

I think it would be worth a note on the timestamps anyway to avoid
confusion and make sure they're maintained, if they should be.  (Excuse
me if that's done somewhere, but I just went to the current installation

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