TAR on 3b1

Forrie Aldrich forrie at morwyn.UUCP
Sat Jun 29 09:05:00 AEST 1991

tom at sco.COM (Tom Kelly) writes:

| I have seen the behaviour that Forrie has complained about.  There
| is no message from tar, it just hangs.  (This problem is independent
| of the ownership problem, which is solved with -o as Tom said).
| I don't know if the problem is with the pipe, or tar's handling of
| standard input, but I suspect the pipe.  I have largely switched
| to cpio, and find that it works fine with a pipe.
[ ... ]

Thank you!  Now I know I'm not crazy... ;)


Forrest Aldrich, Jr.|   (a reliable path here someday)   |forrie at morwyn.UUCP
                    |           <email paths>            | 
CREATIVE CONNECTIONS|  uunet!virgin!unhtel!morwyn!forrie |Graphic Illustration
                   \___ PO Box 1541 - Dover, NH  03820 ___/                   

More information about the Comp.sys.3b1 mailing list