Subject: Re: current toolchain build failure
To: Sean Davis <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 10/22/2002 12:41:37
On Tue, 22 Oct 2002, Sean Davis wrote:

: I have had this happen with both and -t. Did I miss
: something?

: tar: Sorry, unable to determine archive format.

Probably an aftereffect of the switch from GNU tar to pax-as-tar.  The
latter should likely have a saner default so that this doesn't happen, but
I'll have to leave it to someone else to fix.

-- Todd Vierling <>