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From "Jarek Gawor" <>
Subject Re: A directory checksum error on media; 1 not equal to 32432.
Date Wed, 13 Aug 2008 17:34:14 GMT
On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 10:49 AM, Kevan Miller <> wrote:
> 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?

Like David Jencks mentioned, use GNU tar on AIX (or other platforms).
We generate the .tar.gz file in GNU file format to support long file

> The "long zero block" error messages can be ignored. There's a Maven bug --
>  (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.

I guess then we should change our download page to indicate different
file formats instead of different platforms.


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