Gilles Detillieux (email@example.com)
Wed, 23 Jun 1999 10:26:27 -0500 (CDT)
According to Guy Dawson:
> On a BSDI3.1 machine I've just downloaded htdig 3.1.2 and tried
> to gunzip and extract the tar archive.
> Each time I run tar (actually a front end to pax) I get the following
> message :
> tar: End of archive volume 1 reached
> tar: ustar vol 1, 1634 files, 9062400 bytes read.
> ATTENTION! tar archive volume change required.
> Ready for archive volume: 2
> Input archive name or "." to quit tar.
> Archive name >
> Is the archive really truncated?
The htdig-3.1.2.tar.gz file should be 1904593 bytes. If your copy is
shorter it's truncated. If it's longer, it's probably corrupted (hint:
use binary mode if transferring via FTP). If it's the right size,
it may still be corrupted (you may want to try downloading it again),
or it may be that your tar program is buggy.
Here are a few other checks:
$ sum htdig-3.1.2.tar.gz
$ md5sum htdig-3.1.2.tar.gz
I'm not familiar with pax on BSDI systems, but on QNX they also have
a tar command that's a front end to pax. I didn't like their tar or
cpio very much, and I found a few things that just didn't seem to work
right with them. My opinion was that pax was not appropriately named...
I didn't attain peace with my QNX systems until I installed GNU tar. :-)
-- Gilles R. Detillieux E-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Spinal Cord Research Centre WWW: http://www.scrc.umanitoba.ca/~grdetil Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba Phone: (204)789-3766 Winnipeg, MB R3E 3J7 (Canada) Fax: (204)789-3930 ------------------------------------ To unsubscribe from the htdig3-dev mailing list, send a message to email@example.com containing the single word "unsubscribe" in the SUBJECT of the message.
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