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[SLUG] tar extract -> out of time_t


Hi all,

Does anyone know what this error message from a tar archive
means? There is nothing in the man pages for tar on this.

tar xvf rsnsw.tar
	studentships.html
	style_guide.html
	tar: Archive value 2872975643983 is out of time_t range
-2147483648..2147483647
	talks_2000/
	talks_2000/talk_Blank.html
	...etc...
	tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors

It occurs for both t and x tar options. Is it complaining
about some problem with a time stamp perhaps?
The archive itself seems to have extracted OK.

Mike
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