Source Navigator 4.5.1 -> Configure problem -> Unpacking the tar file gives a checksum error

Tom Tromey tromey@cygnus.com
Mon Aug 28 13:06:00 GMT 2000


Syd> This means I now have to pack the binaries on my Solaris box and
Syd> use /bin/tar instead of using the tar that ships with Red Hat
Syd> 6.0? What a pain!

No, you can use the `-o' option to GNU tar to make a compatible tar
archive.  GNU tar by default, in some situations, creates tar files
which are not portable.  GNU tar doesn't use the POSIX tar format in
all situations.

Tom


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