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Subject: CPAN-1.9304 won't install on plain solaris - uses gnu tar extended system for long filenames
Date: Tue, 3 Mar 2009 17:13:52 +0000
To: andreas.koenig [...], bugs-CPAN [...]
From: Matt S Trout <mst [...]>
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the filename CPAN-1.9304/t/CPAN/authors/id/A/AN/ANDK/cpantestdummies/CPAN-Test-Dummy-Perl5-Ma ke-Features-1.04.tar.gz is long enough that gnu tar is creating a "././@LongLink" fake file to contain the name, and solaris tar then goes "no, don't know what that is", extracts it as a plain file and then exits with status 1, thus causing the cpan process I'm trying to install it from to fail. Since the file is 103 chars, changing it from .tar.gz to .tgz should make gnu tar Not Do That according to kane. Gimme a shout if you want me to verify a fixed tarball before you ship it. -- Matt S Trout Need help with your Catalyst or DBIx::Class project? Technical Director Shadowcat Systems Ltd. Want a managed development or deployment platform?

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