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Re: [Bug-tar] Re: AMTAR brokenness

From: Alexandre Duret-Lutz
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] Re: AMTAR brokenness
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2004 01:03:50 +0200
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>>> "adl" == Alexandre Duret-Lutz <address@hidden> writes:

 Paul> the existing code uses the -o option, which is [not portable]

Speaking about `o', I've just discovered that `missing' contains
some magic to strip that flag when tar fails, and retry.

It means that Roger's troubles should vanish once tar is changed
to report filenames too long for `o' with $? != 0.
Alexandre Duret-Lutz

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