[maemo-users] invalid tar magic

From: Erik Hovland erik at hovland.org
Date: Thu Feb 28 23:36:16 EET 2008
On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 04:11:44PM -0500, Jeffrey Mark Siskind wrote:
> Using the busybox version of tar, I get:
>    tar: invalid tar magic
> on a tar file that I can successfully unpack on other machines. Is this a bug
> or a busybox restriction?

Probably yes to both. Busybox tar prints that error message when it
basically cannot figure out what happened.

> How can I fix it?

Heh, that's the rub.


Erik Hovland
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