uclibc and tar-1.14

Robert Connolly robert at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Nov 14 12:55:42 PST 2004


As seen here:
http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?func=detailitem&item_id=8902
and here:
http://www.uclibc.org/lists/uclibc/2004-July/009460.html

uclibc, aix, maybe others, cause a bug in tar-1.14 preventing 'tar jxf' from 
working (my previously posted bzip2 bug). It was fixed in tar-current in May 
2004, tar-1.14.90 was released (at alpha.gnu.org) in September. Instead of 
patching this one bug I think its better to use tar-1.14.90.



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