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Re: couple of nits/warnings



On Tue, 5 Oct 1999, Bdale Garbee wrote:

> In article <Pine.LNX.3.96.991005142018.23227A-100000@dwarf.polaris.net> you wrote:
> 
> > tar -zxf control.tar.gz control ./control
> 
> You can also use 
> 
> 	tar -zxf control.tar.gz *control
> 
> which does not produce an error, and extracts either one.  This is the fix I
> supplied for lintian when the tar upstream changed the way pathname whacking
> happens in tar... which our tools depended on.  Given that we know what's in
> a control.tar.gz, the wildcard is not problematic.

<slaps palm to forehead and mutters "I should have guessed">

Yep, in this special case that is equivalent. Thanks! I'm very happy to
get rid of two error messages per package ;-)

Luck,

Dwarf
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