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Re: [Bug-tar] -F script from the docs not working on cygwin?

From: Hugh Sasse
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] -F script from the docs not working on cygwin?
Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2007 14:02:13 +0000 (WET)

On Thu, 8 Mar 2007, Eric Blake wrote:

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> According to Hugh Sasse on 3/8/2007 4:12 AM:
> > I've just had this failure on cygwin 
> > Preparing volume 2 of win_users_split.tar.
> > ./new_volume: line 12: echo: write error: Broken pipe
> >   22711 [sig] tar 3812 C:\cygwin\bin\tar.exe: *** fatal error -
> > adlist_ix -1
> > Hangup
> That is not a tar error, but a crash due to cygwin running out of Windows

Oh, OK.  Thanks.

> > i.e lifted from the manual, one folded line straightened out and 
> > when that failed changed from /bin/sh to /bin/bash
> On cygwin, /bin/sh IS /bin/bash.

As I thought but ISTR bash behaves slightly differently if invoked
as sh, and this was for full disclosure of context, really.
        Thank you,

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