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Re: xz 5.0.3 (i386/NetBSD 5.0) strange "Unexpected end of input"
On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 12:54:41AM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > I noticed that I was seeing
> > unxz: (stdin): Unexpected end of input
> > occasionally - I was running pkg_info from a context where it was
> > examining a whole directory of binpkg files, and this gave no idea
> > which file was (apparently) corrupt.
> If I may guess, you are hitting no corruption, just an optimisation.
> pkg_info just reads enough from the package to get the meta data.
> When libarchive is *not* built against liblzma, it calls unxz as
> external filter, pushing data as needed. Depending on how fast the
> extraction happens, unxz hits the closed stdout or closed stdin first.
> I'm not aware of a clean way to signal this.
Um? Close its stdin, wait for it, then close its stdout? Or signal it
and not close either?
David A. Holland
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