Patch: Suppress output from tar-1.21

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Jan 25 03:22:53 PST 2009


Hi all,

Tar-1.21, when invoked with either the '-t', '--test-label' or '-v' options, will output the following warning on 24 out of the 58 tarballs used in LFS (interestingly enough, one of those is the tar-1.21 tarball itself!).

tar: Record size = 8 blocks

The attached, untested patch suppresses that output by redirecting stderr to /dev/null.

Regards,

Matt.

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