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From Donald Woods <dwo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: A directory checksum error on media; 1 not equal to 32432.
Date Wed, 13 Aug 2008 17:47:30 GMT
Yep, I ran into this issue long ago on AIX, which is due to the 
filenames in the TAR, not the tar filename.


-Donald


Kevan Miller wrote:
> 
> On Aug 13, 2008, at 7:15 AM, Johannes Weberhofer, Weberhofer GmbH wrote:
> 
>> It's not the filename but the content, I guess. I get the following 
>> error message on unpacking on linux.
>>
>> # tar -xzf geronimo-tomcat6-javaee5-2.1.2-bin.tar.gz
>> tar: A lone zero block at 199022
>>
>>
>>
>> I have got a similar message with version 2.1.1, too.
> 
> Johannes,
> Thanks for pointing this out. Mal's error message looked different 
> (because it's AIX, perhaps?). So, we may have gotten distracted. Or 
> perhaps there is an issue with tar on AIX... Donald, have you tried 
> untarring on AIX?
> 
> The "long zero block" error messages can be ignored. There's a Maven bug 
> -- http://jira.codehaus.org/browse/MASSEMBLY-302  (I believe) which 
> causes these. We should put a note about this on our Download site.
> 
> As far as I know, there's no content difference between our tar.gz and 
> zip formats. We used to change EOL-characters depending on the archive 
> format. I don't believe we do this any longer.
> 
> --kevan
> 
> 

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