Subject: archivers/gzip checksum broken
To: None <>
From: Grant Beattie <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/14/2001 12:55:12
After attempting to install archivers/gzip-base, it was reported that
the checksum was incorrect.

It looks like the gnu people have played with gzip-1.2.4a.shar - \r on
the end of every line, which Solaris /bin/sh does not particularly like.

After stripping them, it extracts, but the checksum is still

Obviously the \r issue should be fixed by gnu (and changes NOT made to
already-released versions), and the checksum should be fixed in