Subject: Re: more bad toolchain build mojo
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Sean Davis <email@example.com>
Date: 10/30/2002 14:34:15
On Thu, Oct 31, 2002 at 04:31:56AM +0900, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >> > cd: can't cd to /usr/rafal/netbsd-src/tools/toolchain/obj/build/gcc/include
> >> > tar: Sorry, unable to determine archive format.
> >> > *** Error code 1
> >> This is a problem with the new pax-as-tar. I guess the input stream is
> >> empty, and pax-as-tar is croaking on that?
> >ISTM that the problem is not with pax-as-tar, but with the build process there
> >itself. Why is it trying to use a directory that doesn't exist?
> GNU tar exit(0) on empty input. pax-as-tar exit(1) on empty input,
> so make dies.
Yes, but isn't the real problem the fact that empty input was given in the first
place? There is no reason to try to tar up an directory that doesn't exist, is
> i believe i have fixed it bin/pax/ar_subs.c revision 1.20...
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