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Re: Bug#153948: Need help with afio on powerpc

Dirk Eddelbuettel (edd@debian.org) wrote:
> Me neither.  I think what we need at this point is to short-circuit 
> something between Dieter, Stephen and you.  Stephen has been
> working hard to wrestle this bug down, but it keeps popping up on
> Dieter's machine.    

I just noticed that this bug is different than the bug that I wrestled 
to the ground earlier.  That bug involved complaints of "bad magic number".
This one precedes the complaint with  "bad ASCII pathname length".  
Which is new, at least!

> We should also make sure that you (Koen) have Stephen latest
> set of patches.  You could start from the .diff.gz that gets built in
> the Debian package building process and which is on the url
> on my box I posted. I'll also try to remember to send it to you 
> tonight.

I have to point out that I move.... slowly.... through the afio codebase.
If anyone, for any reason, would like to have access to my machine for testing
or development, I will gladly give you access.

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