setup: empty tarballs

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Aug 26 07:54:00 GMT 2008

On Aug 25 20:21, Yaakov (Cygwin Ports) wrote:
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> There's been quite a bit of back-and-forth over setup.exe's handling of
> empty tarballs.  What has actually been implemented?

Setup.exe for 1.5 is unchanged, afaik.  I tweaked setup for 1.7 (CVS HEAD)
so that it shouldn't complain anymore about any type of empty tar file.
I have no idea if there was a decision to prefer a certain type of
empty tar archive.


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