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From:Paul DuBois Date:July 15 1999 2:04pm
Subject:Re: mysqlbug on download (Possible incomplete)
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At 11:29 AM +0100 7/15/99, Craig Tempest wrote:
>For the last 2 days i have been trieng to get a version of mysql for solaris
>2.5.1 with very little success. I have been now in total on 5 different
>mirror sites, and although i can get the file every time (Acceptable fast),
>I then
>gunzip -d thefile
>followed by
>tar vxf thefile
>halfway through the tar approx after many directories and files, i get an
>error as follows	"tar: directory checksum error"
>Note 	the file size after download is 	2262635
>	the file size after gzip -d		9021440
>see last 3 lines after tar vxf
>x mysql-3.22.25-sun-solaris2.5.1-sparc/sql-bench/Data/Wisconsin/,
>x mysql-3.22.25-sun-solaris2.5.1-sparc/sql-bench/README, 4320 bytes, 9 tape
>x mysql-3.22.25-sun-solaris2.5.1-sparc/sql-bench/Results, 0 bytes, 0 tape
>tar: directory checksum error
>Although i realise your manual says do gunzip < mysql-VERSION-OS.tar.gz |
>tar xvf -
>but this gives me a Blocksize 0 error.

The manual also points out that Solaris tar doesn't work and that you'll
need GNU tar.  Try that instead of Sun's broken version and you should be

Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
Northern League Chronicles:
mysqlbug on download (Possible incomplete)Craig Tempest15 Jul
  • Re: mysqlbug on download (Possible incomplete)Lincoln Yeoh15 Jul
  • Re: mysqlbug on download (Possible incomplete)Paul DuBois15 Jul