[CentOS] Problem with large tar file.

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Wed Mar 1 19:43:18 UTC 2006

There are large 2-6GB files in the tar file, but not at the point where it 
stops. It never really gets close to that point. 

For what its worth I'm runing tar-1.14-8 on a CentOS 4.2 fully updated/patched 


On Wed March 1 2006 1:11 pm, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-03-01 at 09:31, CentOS-List at jamesplace.net wrote:
> > It just stops like it's at the end of the tar ffile. No errors at all.
> Various versions of gnutar have 2 and 8 gig maximums on the file
> sizes they can handle.  Do you know if the file where it fails
> is huge?  Does anyone have a reference for which tar versions
> have which limit?

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