Guido Schimmels guido.schimmels at
Tue Jul 15 17:08:08 PDT 2003

On Tue, 15 Jul 2003 20:35:02 +0300
Leho <eesnimi.perenimi.002 at> wrote:

> I want to use my custom build Linux (CVS 2003.06.03) with Slackware 
> pakage management.
> checinstall results:
> WARNING: pkgtools are unstable with tar > 1.13.
>           You should provide a "tar-1.13" in your $PATH.
> Cannot install linux-2.4.21-i386-1.tgz: package does not end in .tgz
> But I want to use tar-1.13.25. Is it possible? How

just download and compile tar-1.13. Then don't run  make install but
find the tar binary, rename it tar-1.13 and copy it into your path.
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