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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.47.0] Beta 1 Release candidate files available
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-06-20 15:52:09

On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 1:23 PM, Lars Viklund <zao_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 09:19:00AM -0400, Beman Dawes wrote:
>> Release candidate files for 1.47.0 beta 1 are available at
>> As always, the release managers would appreciate it if you download
>> the candidate of your choice and give building it a try. Please report
>> both success and failure, and anything else that is noteworthy.
>> This helps ensure the candidates build OK before we push them out to
>> SourceForge.
> Would it be possible to coax your tar implementation to author files
> with less extreme GIDs.
> The current ones (4294967295) lead to massive amounts of console spam on
> operating systems where IDs are uint16_t (mingw) or int32_t (assorted
> BSD).

The tar being used is tar (GNU tar) 1.25
Packaged by Cygwin (1.25-1)

The command used is:

     tar cfz %1.tar.gz %1

I'm not a regular tar user, so would need advice on how to solve the
problem. I don't even know what a GID is.

Suggestions welcomed!


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