[kaffe] make dist-gzip on OpenBSD

Dalibor Topic robilad at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 11 23:00:02 PDT 2003

Hi Greg,

--- Greg Wooledge <greg at wooledge.org> wrote:
> 'make dist-gzip' on OpenBSD produces several of these:
> tar: File name too long for tar
> tar: File name too long for tar
> ...

POSIX-ish tars have a file name length at about 100 characters, apparently. Use
GNU tar if you can, or zip, which has a limit of 64k characters. I don#t know
if shar suffers from the file length problem.

So either make dist-zip or install GNU tar.


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