python-2.3.2 source code checksum error
dave_member at newsguy.com
Wed Nov 12 17:48:59 CET 2003
In article <mailman.654.1068623918.702.python-list at python.org>, Oren Tirosh
>On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 07:59:48PM -0800, dave wrote:
>> downaloded from ftp.python.org and failed to unzip the files:
>> 9909 bytes, 20 tape blocks
>> 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. "
>It's not Solaris, but these pathnames do look pretty long. Try GNU tar.
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