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Re: [Bug-tar] Tar short read

From: Tim Kientzle
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] Tar short read
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2011 21:36:39 -0700

On Sep 26, 2011, at 11:20 AM, Kevin Fox wrote:

> I see tar reading out of a file in 10240 byte chunks at a time with an
> initial smaller read. On the read that would return the 32m byte, I see
> a short read out of the file system as expected. I never see another
> read to the file system by tar though. Tar starts padding out the file
> with 0's up until the file stat size and returns a message like:
> NET.csv: File shrank by 45427965 bytes; padding with zeros

Try the -B option to tar.


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