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

From: Mark Adler
Subject: bug#24826: [PATCH 1/2] gzip --no-name: avoid spurious warning
Date: Sat, 5 Nov 2016 08:10:56 -0700

FYI, pigz implements -T and --no-time.

> On Nov 5, 2016, at 7:07 AM, Jim Meyering <address@hidden> wrote:
> 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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