[Slackbuilds-users] calibre

Eric Hameleers eha at alienbase.nl
Thu Dec 17 08:53:57 UTC 2009

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.


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