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RE: setup: empty tarballs
Corinna Vinschen wrote on 26 August 2008 08:57:
> On Aug 25 20:21, Yaakov (Cygwin Ports) wrote:
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>> There's been quite a bit of back-and-forth over setup.exe's handling of
>> empty tarballs. What has actually been implemented?
> Setup.exe for 1.5 is unchanged, afaik. I tweaked setup for 1.7 (CVS HEAD)
> so that it shouldn't complain anymore about any type of empty tar file.
> I have no idea if there was a decision to prefer a certain type of
> empty tar archive.
The thread was "setup.exe: Invalid or unsupported tar format", starting Mon
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