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Bug#232025: dpkg unpack failure

On Tue, Mar 02, 2004 at 10:59:41PM +0000, Scott James Remnant wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 02, 2004 at 10:41:22PM +0100, Ingo Saitz wrote:
> > It is tar which needs a workaround for sarge, I agree. But I believe
> > dpkg must be fixed, too, so that sarge+1 can include a tar without this
> > ugly workaround for dpkg.
> If doogie can do an upload, or is happy for me to do one, we've still
> got time to get this into sarge.

tar certainly needs to be worked around for sarge (and ideally it should
nul terminate the names permanently; there doesn't seem any cost to doing
so); but better to have dpkg fixed in sarge than later: that's the only
way a changed tar can be uploaded before sarge+1 is released.


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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