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  1. Thrift
  2. THRIFT-1778

Configure requires manual intervention due to tar failure

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 0.8, 0.9
    • Fix Version/s: 0.9.1
    • Component/s: Build Process
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    • Environment:

      Fedora 16

      Description

      On configure, manual intervention is required where pax is unable to identify the format and user must enter "." to quit pax. Problem is upstream in configure file. Here is pertinent snippet from config.log:

      configure:3482: $? = 0
      configure:3522: tardir=conftest.dir && eval tar --format=ustar -chf - "$tardir" >conftest.tar
      tar: value 9900322 out of uid_t range 0..2097151
      tar: Exiting with failure status due to previous errors

      This issue was noted in some other software as well:

      http://pl.digipedia.org/usenet/thread/11269/17209/

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            • Assignee:
              jfarrell Jake Farrell
              Reporter:
              docsavage Bill Katz
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