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Re: buildd, weird tar problem and failure

On Sun, Apr 18, 2004 at 09:48:07AM +0200, Christophe Prud'homme wrote:
> For each extraction, there is this 'PaxHeaders.8890' that appears (which is 
> not present in my tarball of course), then buildd fails lamentably to compile 
> freefem3d. Could anyone enlight me on this ? I have no idea where it comes 
> from.

They are. This is no GNU tar archive, it is a pax archive which is not
supported by stable tar versions.
GNU tar only uses filetypes 0-9 and uppercase letters, lowercase letters
are used in newer POSIX standards.


Those who hate and fight must stop themselves -- otherwise it is not stopped.
		-- Spock, "Day of the Dove", stardate unknown

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