Subject: Re: bin/32105: gzip exits with non-zero status for >=4GB input.
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 11/18/2005 15:55:34
On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 12:50:00PM +0000, Atsushi Onoe wrote:
> 	[...]
> 	For compatibility of scripts written before, and interoperability
> 	of gnu-gzip, it should not claims for >=4GB input and should
> 	exit with 0, IMHO.

The current state will also probably cause problems with tools using gzip
in a pipe, like amanda and tar (I don't know if bacula uses the gzip binary
or libz).

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference