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Re: Bug in pax ?



On Mon, 2002-12-23 at 12:12, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> Acoording to the instructions:
> pax -w -x tar -f etc.tar /etc
> and
> tar -cf etc.tar /etc
> should result in the same archive but the former produces errors of
> the form:
> pax: File name too long for tar

GNU tar uses some extensions to the standard tar format that pax
probably does not.  I think it'd likely be closed in bugzilla as
NOTABUG.







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