'name is too long' (tarfile, python 2.2, Debian Woody)

Lars Behrens Spam.Buster at web.de
Wed Aug 20 21:50:43 CEST 2003

Peter Hansen wrote:
> Perhaps this is a sign that the problem was really somewhere else.  What
> you say you did is not likely to have solved the problem given the
> documentation above.  It says that setting tar.posix to *False* would
> allow longer path names, not the other way around.  If you think you
> just got longer names to work and your problems went away, you
> are probably missing something here...

Sorry, a typo, of course I set tar.posix to false.
Mea culpa...

Cheerz Lars

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