Re: [hackers] [sbase][PATCH] tar: support extracting long paths, link targets, and times.

From: Quentin Rameau <>
Date: Thu, 5 May 2022 07:55:47 +0200

Hi Andrew,

> Posix tarballs use extended headers to represent paths and values that do
> not fit in the original ustar header format. This patch implements parsing
> and handling of a subset of these extended headers. The motivating
> tarball was the gcc source code, which exceeds the original path limit.

Thanks for the patches, they look good to me be I'll do a proper review
this weekend if nobody else did before.

Received on Thu May 05 2022 - 07:55:47 CEST

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