[tex-live] Misplaced context files

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Fri Sep 4 06:11:02 CEST 2009

Hi Karl, Tomek,

> This is MSYS program, so it's not a standalone binary, i.e. it
> requires msys-10.dll to work. (I confirmed that with Dependency
> Walker).
> GNUwin32 tar worked for me (v1.13), as I wrote before, but it's not
> dll-free either. I found another one from UnxUtils (v1.12). That one
> is dll-free, but it can't handle long file names just as ours. So
> things look pretty grim, atm.

I have rewritten the old "tar.exe" (ver. 1.11)
to be able to extract files from the regular ustar
format file. It seems to work fine for longname.tar.xz.
I think I can provide a dll-free tar.exe, if no other
candidates are found. Please wait a few days, I will be
out from this evening.

Best regards,
Akira Kakuto

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