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From Stephane Bailliez <sbaill...@imediation.com>
Subject RE: Ant binary build file may be corrupted.
Date Thu, 22 Mar 2001 20:46:34 GMT

This is indeed the problem. 
You need to use a gnu-compatible version of tar.

-- 
 St├ęphane Bailliez 
 Software Engineer, Paris - France 
 iMediation - http://www.imediation.com 
 Disclaimer: All the opinions expressed above are mine and not those from my
company. 



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Justin Callison [mailto:justin.callison@webct.com]
> Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2001 9:11 PM
> To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org; robin.ziolkowski@wcom.com
> Subject: Re: Ant binary build file may be corrupted.
> 
> 
> Not sure if this is the same problem, but I know that the tar 
> that ships
> with Solaris has trouble when the archive contains long 
> file/path names.
> Using gnu-tar, we had no problems.
> 
> Hope this helps,
> 
> Justin
> 
> > From: "james" <james@yoosed.com>
> > Reply-To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
> > Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2001 13:50:03 -0600
> > To: <ant-user@jakarta.apache.org>, <robin.ziolkowski@wcom.com>
> > Subject: Re: Ant binary build file may be corrupted.
> > 
> > I had the same problem also on sun....
> > but the same .gz file unzips  and untars fine on linux :
> > 
> >   tar -zxvf  jakarta-ant-1.3-bin.tar.gz
> > 
> > can't do that on our sun box.  I'm thinking that gunzip is 
> doing something
> > funky to the tar file.
> > what I did was to go ahead and gunzip and untar and then 
> explicitly extract
> > the missing files from the archive...(i believe it is the 
> lib dir that
> > doesn't untar successfully)
> > 
> > ant seems to work fine after that.
> > 
> > hope this helps,
> > james
> > 
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Robin Ziolkowski" <c-robin.ziolkowski@wcom.com>
> > To: <ant-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> > Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2001 12:30 PM
> > Subject: Ant binary build file may be corrupted.
> > 
> > 
> >> To whom it may concern.
> >> 
> >> Myself and a colleague both recently downloaded the ant1.3 
> build binary
> > from the
> >> jakarta ftp server.
> >> The file was jakarta-ant-1.3-bin.tar.gz.  This was 
> downloaded to Sun
> > machines
> >>  a server and a workstation) running Solaris 7.  The file 
> was unzipped
> > using
> >> gunzip then untarred using tar -xvf.  The untarring 
> process ended with a
> >> "directory checksum" error.  This error does not occur if the file
> > contents are
> >> viewed using the -tvf switches.
> >> 
> >> Regards,
> >> Robin
> >> 
> >> 
> >> 
> > 
> 

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