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Re: naim review (was Re: Pending package status (14 Jul 2003))
On Wed, 16 Jul 2003, Max Bowsher wrote:
> OK, I've found the problem. Setup's integrated tar code is rather
> oversensitive to magic numbers. Specifically, your naim tarball does not
> contain "ustar\040\040\0" at offset 257. Repacking with GNU tar is the short
> term fix. Long term, maybe setup could become more tolerant in its tar
> code - PTC. What kind of tar did you pack these packages with?
Thanks for looking into it, Max.
I have re-created the archives using GNU tar, so we'll see how it goes. Daniel,
mirrors .rcn.net will update at about ~15:30, at which time we should know if
it worked. If so... Please send an announcement in a couple of hours :-)
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