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From Justin Callison <justin.calli...@webct.com>
Subject Re: Ant binary build file may be corrupted.
Date Thu, 22 Mar 2001 20:10:40 GMT
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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