erik at slackbuilds.org
Thu Dec 17 09:11:02 UTC 2009
On Dec 17, 2009, at 9:53 AM, Eric Hameleers wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Dec 2009, Eugen Wissner wrote:
> > Yes, it works with xvf.
> > thanks
> > 2009/12/17 Heinz Wiesinger <pprkut at liwjatan.at>
> >> On Thursday 17 December 2009 09:32:34 Eugen Wissner wrote:
> >>> Sorry, it doesn't help:
> >>> [..]
> >>> bash-3.1$ tar zxf calibre.tar.gz
> >>> gzip: stdin: not in gzip format
> >>> tar: Child returned status 1
> >>> tar: Beende mit Fehlerstatus aufgrund vorheriger Fehler
> >> I can verify this here. However, it works fine with:
> >> tar xvf calibre.tar.gz
> >> No idea why it fails with z.
> >> Grs,
> >> Heinz
> The problem is that the file calibre.tar.gz is not a .gzipped tar archive
> at all, it is a plain tar archive. Run "file calibre.tar.gz" and it will
> show you this.
> I will fix the tarball on the server, but from work I am not able to fix
> the .asc file.
Oops, sorry. I did check it locally with 'less' and 'tar xvf'.. it hasn't
been necessary to pass decompression flags to tar for some time, so I just
assumed it was okay. You can all take a whack at my skull with the blunt
object of your choice.
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