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RE: /usr/bin/tar: Archive value 88578 is out of uid_t range 0..65535
- From: "Gary R. Van Sickle" <g dot r dot vansickle at worldnet dot att dot net>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sat, 1 Feb 2003 07:07:10 -0600
- Subject: RE: /usr/bin/tar: Archive value 88578 is out of uid_t range 0..65535
> I use the cpan shell to install Perl modules, but I often get the
> error messages like
> /usr/bin/tar: Archive value 88578 is out of uid_t range 0..65535
> and tar ends with a non-zero exit status so the module won't
> install. How can I get around this? Are there any plans of
> supporting higher uids than 65535 in Cygwin?
If I'm not mistaken, there's actually work about to begin on exactly that
> I wish dialog boxes had a butten saying "Whatever". I hate being
> forced to answer "Yes" or "No" to a question I have no opinion on
> whatsoever. There ought to be a button matching my indifference.
Hehehhee, that's going in Setup! ;-)
Gary R. Van Sickle
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