Subject: Re: Strange behaviour of tar on a CF.
To: Jukka Salmi <email@example.com>
From: Marcin Jessa <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/30/2005 13:14:45
On Thu, 30 Jun 2005 12:34:59 +0200
Jukka Salmi <email@example.com> wrote:
> Marcin Jessa --> tech-embed (2005-06-30 11:33:39 +0200):
> > On Thu, 30 Jun 2005 11:30:36 +0200
> > Jukka Salmi <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > Marcin Jessa --> tech-embed (2005-06-30 10:02:36 +0200):
> > > > tar: could not exec: No such file or directory
> > > > tar: End of archive volume 1 reached
> > > > tar: Sorry, unable to determine archive format.
> > > You do have /usr/bin/gzip (and /usr mounted while running tar), don't you?
> > Yes I do. I did some debugging checks before posting this message and df showed /mnt mounted, the file was in place, userflags were ok too and there was enough space on the storage media.
> > I just tried to extract the same file to memory instead and got the same error...
> Hmm, reading src/bin/pax/ar_io.c, this must be a gzip problem. Have you
> already tried running tar without `-z'?
Yes, I just figured out I can try and it turned out I forgot to ldd gz.
This time tar said it lacks libz.so.0 and libbz2.so.1 which it was quiet about when running tar -z
Leasson learned to check for libs of dependiency files in case of commands using other commands.
It worked now.
Thanks a lot for trying to help Jukka!
You da man :)