Re: time_t value too large (DailySet1 AMANDA MAIL REPORT FOR August 16, 1999) (fwd)
FYI... I guess there's no longer a binary deb for tar 1.12 :-)
---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: 17 Aug 1999 06:23:26 -0300
From: Alexandre Oliva <email@example.com>
To: Geert Uytterhoeven <Geert.Uytterhoeven@cs.kuleuven.ac.be>
Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Subject: Re: time_t value too large (DailySet1 AMANDA MAIL REPORT FOR August 16,
On Aug 17, 1999, Geert Uytterhoeven <Geert.Uytterhoeven@cs.kuleuven.ac.be> wrote:
> I checked the amanda mailing list archive, and I saw your mail about this
> problem. So you solved it by downgrading tar?
> ? gtar: time_t value 18446744072857701825 too large (max=68719476735)
> I couldn't even find where the output `time_t value' nor `too large' is
> generated in the tar-1.13.6-1 sources.
Yup. I got a couple of these `too large' messages, not only for
time_t, but also for uid_t and gid_t, when using GNU tar 1.13, on
various platforms. I suggest you to downgrade to 1.12 while a couple
of other problems in GNU tar 1.13 are settled down.
Alexandre Oliva http://www.dcc.unicamp.br/~oliva IC-Unicamp, Bra[sz]il
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