[Python-Dev] Problem with 2.3b2 tarfile?
Tue, 1 Jul 2003 16:13:38 +0200
Sorry for the late reply; very busy.
On Monday, Jun 30, 2003, at 23:55 Europe/Amsterdam, Guido van Rossum
>> Next check was on the length of things as John had suggested. The
>> component is only 110 characters:
> This is the culprit. In a "classic" tar file, a filename can be only
> 100 characters. (See Lib/tarfile.py. :-)
If this is the only culprit it is easy to fix.
But we should think of a more general fix for the future.
Jack Jansen, <Jack.Jansen@cwi.nl>, http://www.cwi.nl/~jack
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