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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Upcoming release of 1.2.2rc1

From: James Blackwell
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Upcoming release of 1.2.2rc1
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2004 13:14:59 -0400

> On Monday 30 August 2004 17.00, Aaron Bentley wrote:
>> >   2. The tag boundary detection code has illuminated some long
>> > term tla misbehavior that nobody seemed aware of. As such,
>> > panicing was too strong a step to take, and the panic has been
>> > reduced to a warning.
>> That warning should not happen at all if the tag isn't really
>> being truncated.  I believe that was Duffy's case?
>> And maybe the warning belongs in tree-lint, rather than the main
>> inventory.

Robin Farine wrote:
> Why is it a problem at all when an embedded file id crosses the 1K 
> boundary ? I thought it was just a limit to _search_ for an id. Can 
> someone comment on this ?

Its a problem because you thought the tag was "this is my tag", but tla
thinks the tag is "this is". Imagine the resulting mess when you try and
add tag that happens to be "this is". 

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