python-2.3.2 source code checksum error

dave dave_member at newsguy.com
Wed Nov 12 17:48:59 CET 2003


thanks

In article <mailman.654.1068623918.702.python-list at python.org>, Oren Tirosh
says...
>
>On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 07:59:48PM -0800, dave wrote:
>> downaloded from ftp.python.org and failed to unzip the files:
>> 
>> x
>>Python-2.3.1/Mac/OSXResources/app/Resources/English.lproj/Documentation/ide/index.html,
>> 9909 bytes, 20 tape blocks
>> x
>>Python-2.3.1/Mac/OSXResources/app/Resources/English.lproj/Documentation/ide/IDE.gif,
>> 10249 bytes, 21 tape blocks
>> tar: directory checksum error
>
> "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. "
>
>    (http://www.python.org/2.3/bugs.html)
>
>It's not Solaris, but these pathnames do look pretty long. Try GNU tar.
>
>    Oren
>





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