Raymond Dijkxhoorn raymond at PROLOCATION.NET
Tue Feb 25 16:26:17 GMT 2003


> The standard 'tar' command on my Redhat 7.2 box is unable to uncompress
> it too:
> [root at ram1 h1PFaOs02181]# pwd
> /var/spool/MailScanner/quarantine/20030225/h1PFaOs02181
> [root at ram1 h1PFaOs02181]# tar zxvf queuefiles.tar.gz
> gzip: stdin: invalid compressed data--format violated
> tar: Child returned status 1
> tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors

What version tar are you running ?

[raymond at webber raymond]$ tar --version
tar (GNU tar) 1.13.25

Or 1.13.19 that came out of the box with RH 7.2?


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