uclibc and tar-1.14

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Nov 19 10:04:27 PST 2004


Bennett Todd wrote:
> 2004-11-19T12:56:57 Bennett Todd:
> 
>>Anyhow, I'll try building 1.14 and 1.14.90 against uClibc and see
>>what I see.
> 
> 
> I can't even download 1.14.90; alpha.gnu.org isn't answering my
> calls. I reproduce your problem with 1.14; it fails to xjf against a
> uClibc-linked bzip2 but works against a glibc bzip2. So it would
> seem to be making some assumptions about the blocking of what the
> archiver writes to stdout. I'll be sticking with 1.13 until the GNU
> tar developers get a grip.

Maybe you should report this upstream?  Or has it been already?  bug-tar 
seems to be fairly activley monitored by the current maintainer.

Matt.



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