Tar problems

Lars Ekebjerg lce@dhi.dk
Wed Apr 2 07:11:00 GMT 1997

I have a number of problems with tar (build 17.1).

1) Trying to read or write from my floppy drive (eg
   tar cvf /dev/fd0 *.pl) gives the following error

     tar: Cannot open /dev/fd0: No such process

2) I often get the following message 

      setgrent called, and it's not done yet.

   when creating a tar file.

Are there anyone who can tell me whats going on and how to
circumvent (1).


Lars Chresten Ekebjærg
Danish Hydraulic Institute

E-mail:     lce@dhi.dk
Telephone:  +45 45179246
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