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Re: [Bug-tar] USTAR interoperability with Solaris 10 /bin/tar

From: Henrik Grubbström
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] USTAR interoperability with Solaris 10 /bin/tar
Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2006 16:19:25 +0200 (CEST)

On Thu, 28 Sep 2006, Sergey Poznyakoff wrote:

Henrik Grubbström <address@hidden> wrote:

I need to create tar archives with deep paths on a Linux machine that
Solaris 10's system tar (ie /bin/tar) can extract. If I read the
manuals correctly, this should be achievable by using the USTAR format.

  $ gtar --format=ustar --record-size=512 -cvf gtar.ustar.512

You have forgotten to say what version of GNU tar you are using.

Oops, sorry; the issue exists with both GNU tar 1.14 and 1.5.91.


Henrik Grubbström                                       address@hidden
Roxen Internet Software AB

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