python-2.3 Checksum Error

Andrew Dalke adalke at mindspring.com
Thu Aug 7 22:01:06 CEST 2003


Sanjiv Kumar:
> I need to install python-2.3 on solaris machine using gcc version 2.95.2 .
I
> dowloaded the file "Python-2.3.tgz" file from www.python.org . This tar
file
> gives checksum error during untar. Here are the steps I have followed.

  http://www.python.org/2.3/bugs.html
] It has been reported that untarring the source tarball using Solaris tar
] can fail. This is caused by some pathnames being too long for Solaris
] tar to handle. Using GNU tar should allow for untarring on Solaris.

                    Andrew
                    dalke at dalkescientific.com






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