[Slackbuilds-users] Problem with two GO language packages

mancha mancha1 at hush.com
Mon Feb 24 19:12:37 UTC 2014


After a minute or two of head-scratching I was able to
figure it out...they're gzipped twice!

$ zcat go.net-98.tar.gz > go.net-98.puzzle
$ file go.net-98.puzzle
go.net-98.puzzle: gzip compressed data, was...

When you use "tar xzf" it decompresses the outer gzip
but then tar complains when it finds a gzip (inner gzip)
instead of a tar archive.

I'm cc'ing vbatts (who created & hosts these archives).

Thanks for this Monday puzzler.


On Mon, 24 Feb 2014 18:23:48 +0000 "Michael Hobgood" 
<mhobgoodusaf at gmail.com> wrote:
>When installing two of the go language packages, I received 
>errors when running the Slackbuild script.  The problem isn't with 
>script, but with the source code.  Tar complains that it isn't a 
>I can get the source to work by unzipping it, then untarring it, 
>retarring and rezipping.  Then the Slackbuild script can build it 
>I can install it.
>My question is whom do I contact about the source code itself.  
>the email address from the SlackBuilds page for each package.
>The source code packages are:
>go.net-98.tar.gz    referenced from golang-googlecode-gonet
>go.tools-588451.tar.gz   referenced from golang-googlecode-gotools
>Michael Hobgood
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