[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Bug-tar] bug in gtar 1.13.25 with deep directory structure

From: Joerg Schilling
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] bug in gtar 1.13.25 with deep directory structure
Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2005 15:22:57 +0100
User-agent: nail 11.2 8/15/04

"Josef G. Bauer" <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hi,
> a colleague of mine hat this deep directory Structure:

> This mess was possible created by KDE.
> An archive was created using 'rm NAME.snar; tar -C ROOT -g NAME.snar
> -czf NAME.tgz'. 'wanderfalke' is a sub directory of ROOT.
> When trying to extract the achieve tar 1.13.25 stops with no error
> message extracting after encountering this directory structure making
> the rest of the achieve not accessible.
> tar 1.15.1 gives the message 'tar: A lone zero block at 172142' but
> stops extracting, too. Using the '-i' option the extraction is not
> stopped but I am not sure whether the result is 100% correct. The
> message 'tar: Skipping to next header' is given twice.

Try star -tv < archive

star should print a useful error message


 EMail:address@hidden (home) Jörg Schilling D-13353 Berlin
       address@hidden           (uni)  If you don't have iso-8859-1
       address@hidden   (work) chars I am J"org Schilling
 URL:  http://www.fokus.fraunhofer.de/usr/schilling 

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]