Subject: Re: does pkgsrc's tar have compatibility problems?
To: Packages Technical List NetBSD Discussion <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/05/2006 14:30:35
On Sun, Nov 05, 2006 at 11:55:25AM +0100, Georg Schwarz wrote:
> I'm trying to untar the following file:

We have a few examples of completely bogus tarballs already in the tree.
The simple fact of live is that GNU tar sucks and even the maintainers
mostly abandoned it. You can work around this by using