Does someone have a clue on this xarchiver bug?

Giuseppe Torelli colossus73 at
Mon May 14 09:22:41 CEST 2007

On 5/14/07, Brian J. Tarricone <bjt23 at> wrote:
> Well, perhaps the argument list passed to tar is too long as the error
> message suggests?  You can only pass a certain number of command-line
> arguments when executing a program.  This number is usually pretty
> large (on the order of 32k or 64k), but it's platform-dependent.  Add
> debug code to print out the full command line being executed, or at
> least to print out the number of arguments in the command line.

Thank you Brian for your kind reply. The problem is just this: the length of the
command line exceeds 32k. I will give a look to the file-roller code
to fix this bug.

Xarchiver, a Linux GTK+2 only archive manager -
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