[tex-live] subversion config files
oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Fri Feb 27 16:04:30 CET 2009
On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 10:17:35AM -0400, George N. White III wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 9:43 AM, Vladimir Volovich <vvv at vsu.ru> wrote:
> > "LM" == Lars Madsen writes:
> > >> Good hint. ... I believe I know where it comes from... no, I am
> > >> REALLY sure....
> > >>
> > >> It was the bug fix that some tars cannot handle long lists of
> > >> files, so we collapsed directories, but now that includes also
> > >> the .svn dirs.
> > hm - was it a workaround for TAR on host which creates TL packages?
> > aren't you under control which tar is installed there?
> I suspect it was not tar but shell command-line limits that restrict
> use of long lists of files.
A workaround would then be using option
| -T, --files-from=F
| get names to extract or create from file F
But I don't know, whether this is an extension from GNU-tar.
Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>
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