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Re: many packages FTBFS, if $TAPE is set

I demand that Bastian Blank may or may not have written...

> On Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 09:08:12AM +0200, Harald Dunkel wrote:
>> Many packages FTBFS (silently!) if an environment variable TAPE is set.

> The manpage of tar does not mention the special handling of a environment
> variable named TAPE. Nor does tar --help.

Nevertheless, it will write to $TAPE. (I've just checked this with 1.16.1-1.)

Perhaps dpkg-buildpackage should unset TAPE...?

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