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Id: 107554
Status: new
Priority: 0/
Queue: Archive-Tar

Owner: Nobody in particular
Requestors: EHeck [...]

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Subject: Fwd: Problem with ptardiff (or Archive::Tar)
Date: Mon, 5 Oct 2015 12:02:21 +0000
To: "bug-Archive-Tar [...]" <bug-Archive-Tar [...]>
From: Elfi Heck <EHeck [...]>
Hello, I reported this to the Strawberry queue, but they say it's an Archive::Tar problem ... Original conversation follows: <URL: > On Fri Oct 02 09:03:58 2015, wrote: Show quoted text
> Hello, > > just wanted to report that ptardiff.bat doesn't work for me on 64 bit > Windows. > > "$file->prefix" on line 39 returns the file path with a starting > backslash and that will make the actual diff fail, because it will > search for the files in the root of the current drive instead of the > current directory. I worked around it by doing "substr($file->prefix, > 1)" but am not sure if the backslash should be there in the first > place. > > Regards, Elfi
Since Strawberry Perl is a collection of a perl interpreter, perl modules, a compiler, and libraries, we sometimes get bugs that properly should be reported to the maintainers of the modules. This is one of those. Archive::Tar has its own queue here at that should have been used instead.
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