[tex-live] subversion config files

George N. White III gnwiii at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 15:17:35 CET 2009

On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 9:43 AM, Vladimir Volovich <vvv at vsu.ru> wrote:

> "LM" == Lars Madsen writes:
>  >> Good hint. ... I believe I know where it comes from... no, I am
>  >> REALLY sure....
>  >>
>  >> It was the bug fix that some tars cannot handle long lists of
>  >> files, so we collapsed directories, but now that includes also
>  >> the .svn dirs.
> hm - was it a workaround for TAR on host which creates TL packages?
> aren't you under control which tar is installed there?

I suspect it was not tar but shell command-line limits that restrict
use of long lists of files.

George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia

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