Subject: bin/1440: ar and "nobody" uid
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 09/06/1995 11:32:00
>Number:         1440
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       ar creates corrupted archive for uid/gid = nobody (-2)
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    bin-bug-people (Utility Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Wed Sep  6 16:20:03 1995
>Originator:     Ju"rgen Fluk
	marco GmbH, Dachau, Germany
>Release:        95/08/26
System: NetBSD robin 1.0A NetBSD 1.0A (ROBIN) #2: Fri Sep 1 12:18:58 MSZ 1995 root@robin:/usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/ROBIN i386

	If (strlen(sprintf("%u", uid/gid)) > 6) ar creates corrupted
	archives. This is the case for files owned by "nobody".
	chown 1234567 x
	ar rc x.a x
	ar tv x.a