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Re: [Bug-tar] tar, multi-volume and long filenames

From: Sergey Poznyakoff
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] tar, multi-volume and long filenames
Date: Sat, 31 Mar 2007 20:14:31 +0300

Joerg Schilling <address@hidden> wrote:

> From what I know, GNU tar is unable to split an archive inside a 
> "long filename" speudo tar file.

Yes, if that name is longer than 100 characters.
> The last time I checked, GNU tar was also unable to extrect a folloup volume
> from a multi-volume archive in case that the last file has not been split 
> across volumes.

No, this was fixed before tar 1.14 (2004-02-29).


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