[Qtextended] Roadmap2 - invalid tar magic while installing
billk at iinet.net.au
Thu Oct 9 15:00:14 CEST 2008
When this happened to me (different file, but principle is the same), I
found the invalid tar magic occurred quite a way into the file so most
of it uncompressed ok. To complete it, I uncompressed it on my desktop
then rsynced the two trees.
On Thu, 2008-10-09 at 18:18 +0530, Nishit Dave wrote:
> I am trying to install the Roadmap application from
> http://www.onkelinx.com/qtopia.on.neo/?page_id=4 and on my Freerunner,
> and am following instructions given therein. However, when I do this:
> tar -xvpf roadmap2.tgz
> I get an error message:
> tar: invalid tar magic.
> I have also tried it with tar -xvf roadmap2.tgz, but still the same
> I have tested the downloaded file with 7-zip and it seems to be OK. I
> had read somewhere on a forum that the version of tar shipped by
> busybox (v1.16.1?) is broken. Is that the case here? Where can I
> find an unbroken version for Qtextended?
> Openmoko community mailing list
> community at lists.openmoko.org
William Kenworthy <billk at iinet.net.au>
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