Works for me. I downloaded both the gz and bz2 formats. Unzipped and
untarred using Solaris tar on sparc and all looks good. No issues with
the long filename.
I also ran configure and saw this error:
config.status: error: cannot find input file:
I assume that has nothing to do with the tar issue?
Jeff Squyres wrote:
> Rolf -- I've made tarballs in the ustar format; can you give them a
> On Jan 24, 2008, at 5:07 PM, Rolf Vandevaart wrote:
>> Jeff Squyres wrote:
>>> On Jan 24, 2008, at 4:00 PM, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
>>>>> Automake forces v7 mode so that Solaris tar can untar the tarball,
>>>> You can choose how it should behave:
>>> Can Solaris untar the other formats?
>> I just did a quick check on Solaris tar and GNU tar on Solaris 9 and
>> It looks like Solaris tar can handle the v7,oldgnu,ustar,gnu. It
>> seemed to handle the posix format, but spit out some complaints.
>> (tar: ompi/PaxHeaders.19602/test_get1_mod.c~: typeflag 'x' not
>> recognized, converting to regular file)
>> I can dig deeper into this if we need to. From what I have read maybe
>> using the ustar format will satisfy all our needs? We get the longer
>> filenames and compatibility with older tars. The tar man page on
>> Solaris 9 and 10 does not mention a 99 character limit, it says:
>> "the filename cannot
>> exceed 256 characters. In addition,
>> it must be possible to split the
>> name between parent directory names
>> so that the prefix is no longer than
>> 155 characters and the name is no
>> longer than 100 characters."
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