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bug#24826: [PATCH 1/2] gzip --no-name: avoid spurious warning

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: bug#24826: [PATCH 1/2] gzip --no-name: avoid spurious warning
Date: Sat, 5 Nov 2016 09:07:09 -0500

On Fri, Nov 4, 2016 at 10:36 PM, Paul Eggert <address@hidden> wrote:
> Jim Meyering wrote:
>> The first one is a clear bug fix.
> Oops, my bad. Thanks for catching that. I installed a simpler fix (first
> attached patch).
>> For the second, since --no-time (-T) never worked (-m does),
>> I could also just remove its entry from longopts. We've
>> done without it for so long, there's little point to adding
>> an undocumented --no-time, now.
> Thanks, I like that idea and installed the 2nd attached patch.
> In rereading the code I noticed other problems likely to bite after the year
> 2038 (3rd attached patch, also installed). This stuff is a pain, as it won't
> see realistic testing for another 20 years or so and I don't see easy test
> cases for it, partly because GNU/Linux seems to mishandles these time stamps
> now on my platform (Fedora 24 x86-64; I'll try to file a bug report about
> this to Fedora).
> Boldly marking the bug as done.

All good. Thank you.

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