[tex-live] Misplaced context files
karl at freefriends.org
Fri Sep 4 01:50:39 CEST 2009
gnw> <http://sourceforge.net/projects/mingw/files/> has a tar-1.22,
Specifically, the tar.exe that's included in
What I need is for someone to test that as a standalone binary on
regular Windows, with no mingw dll's or anything else installed.
Can someone with Windows do that, please?
ak> You can demand to use gnu tar.
I don't want to do that; there should be no real need to do so.
Longer names than 100 are supported in both cases, and
"tar.exe" can handle the case (1).
So I can only surmise that the existing tar.exe is simply too old to
handle the real ustar format. Sigh.
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