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From:Paul DuBois Date:January 30 2002 5:45pm
Subject:Re: Can't untar mysql on Solaris 8
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Yes, it's a bug.  In Solaris.  You must use GNU tar, not Solaris tar.

http://www.mysql.com/doc/S/o/Solaris.html


At 12:15 -0500 1/30/02, Eurico de Sousa wrote:
>Hi.
>
>I've downloaded the .tar.gz files for MySQL 3.23.48, 3.23.47 and 
>3.23.46 for Sparc-Solaris 8 and all
>of them complain of a checksum error on the tar-extract. Here's the 
>output of tar xvf of the
>gunzip'd-tar file:
>
>x
>mysql-3.23.46-sun-solaris2.8-sparc/sql-bench/Results/ATIS-Adabas-Linux_2.0.35_i686-cmp-adabas,mysql,
>691 bytes, 2 tape blocks
>tar: directory checksum error
>
>All 3 versions give this error at the same spot. I've downloaded 
>these versions off several mirror
>sites using both HTTP and FTP through my browser and also using FTP 
>without using the browser and
>every one gives the same problem.
>
>Can anyone please tell me what's going on? Is this a known bug? I'm 
>using Sun's /usr/sbin/tar
>program. The tar tvf lists out all the contents properly but the 
>extract doesn't work. I've run the
>tar xf as root and as a normal id - same problem.
>
>I am running Solaris 8 on an Ultra-1 workstation.
>
>Thanks,
>
>Eurico
>
>
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Can't untar mysql on Solaris 8Eurico de Sousa30 Jan
  • Re: Can't untar mysql on Solaris 8Paul DuBois30 Jan
  • Re: Can't untar mysql on Solaris 8Gerald Clark30 Jan
  • Re: Can't untar mysql on Solaris 8Michael Stassen30 Jan
Re: Can't untar mysql on Solaris 8Eurico de Sousa30 Jan