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Re: [Bug-tar] update version of tar-snapshot-edit script

From: Nathan Stratton Treadway
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] update version of tar-snapshot-edit script
Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 18:15:50 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 14:48:11 -0400, Nathan Stratton Treadway wrote:
> During a recent discussion on the amanda-users mailing list, we
> discovered that the tar-snapshot-edit script currently found at
>   http://www.gnu.org/software/tar/utils/tar-snapshot-edit
> doesn't work with recent versions of Perl.  (It works when I try it with
> Perl 5.8.8, but not with, for example, Perl 5.10.1 from Ubuntu Lucid.)
> still seems like it might prove useful from time to time. So I'm
> attaching an updated version of the script which appears to work
> correctly with both versions of Perl (and presumably later ones as
> well).

Let me know if I can provide any other information about these changes
to the tar-snapshot-edit script.

(It seemed like sending intermediate versions of the script was overkill
for this situation, but if you prefer to have a more detailed change
history I could also post the middle version of the script, which has
the field-value-check function added but not the Perl-syntax fixes.)



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