Subject: Re: pkgsrc NetBSD 1.6.2/i386 bulk build results 2005-04-09
To: Eric Haszlakiewicz <>
From: Krister Walfridsson <>
List: pkgsrc-bulk
Date: 04/12/2005 23:15:30
On Mon, 11 Apr 2005, Eric Haszlakiewicz wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 02:48:18PM +0200, Thomas Klausner wrote:
>>> www/jakarta-tomcat4      
>>  pkg_create: can't stat `/usr/pkg/tomcat4/webapps/to'
> 	This is a symptom of an old tar/gzip bug which I thought got fixed.
> (quick summary: null bytes get inserted into decompressed output which causes
> tar files names to be truncated. (and file contents to be corrupted))
> I don't remember who fixed it, or what the exact problem with tar was, but
> this is a serious problem that needs to be pulled up to the 1.6.2 branch
> right away.  (I though it already was, perhaps the build machine isn't
> entirely up to date?)  Does anyone remember which PR this was?

FWIW, the build machine is running the 1.6.2 release (i.e. it has not 
been updated with any of the changes that has been pulled up on the 
netbsd-1-6 branch after the release).