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Re: tar error on device node /dev/ptmx
Christopher Faylor wrote:
On Thu, May 25, 2006 at 02:10:44PM -0400, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
Lott, Jeremiah wrote:
Ask your cube-mate Chris about it. ;-)
I'm having a problem extracting a tar that contains the device node
/dev/ptmx (character device 5,2). Tar creates the file, then segfaults.
I originally detected this with a rather large tar created on a linux
machine. However, this can be re-produced entirely on cygwin as in the
following transcript. Other device nodes seem to work OK.
I told Jeremiah to send email here. It's hard to shout across a 500
Yes, my obscure reference really only served to confuse most list readers.
But I just couldn't resist. ;-) Thanks for clarifying the situation for
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