file path length in .deb package.
On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 6:35 PM, Bart Martens <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-04-02 at 17:46 +0200, Mathieu Malaterre wrote:
> > Hi there,
> > After reading the documentation of 'man deb' I cannot see any
> > reference to any arbitrary length for filename in a deb package. For
> > instance I have filepath (including sub directories) that reach ~100
> > characters. the tar format completely support that, but I am having
> > some weird issue on my debian etch amd64 box. I have created a package
> > where all files with long filepaths simply don't get installed (while
> > being accessible using ar xvf + tar xvfz data.tgz).
> > Let me know if this is a known issue.
> Please consult the "Debian bug tracking system".
wow ! Thanks, may I ask what you did during the 1s you spare not
copy/pasting the bug number. You're loosing everyone time:
- mine (obviously)
- yours in answering such a lame response
- anyone else that will find my post after a google search
Anyway I did search on google for a *while* before posting, and could
not find anything. I did repeat the search again for the last 15min:
long filename dpkg site:bugs.debian.org
long apt site:bugs.debian.org
long dpkg site:bugs.debian.org
It returned only one bug, but that was solved in 2002:
Could you *please* give me the bug number,
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