cvs commit: src/lib/libarchive archive_read_open_fd.c archive_read_open_filename.c

Colin Percival cperciva at
Mon Jun 18 01:28:57 UTC 2007

Tim Kientzle wrote:
>   I fear I'll have to
>   avoid seeks under other circumstances.  (For instance, tape drives on
>   FreeBSD seem to return garbage from lseek().)

Is there any reason why the tape drivers can't be fixed?  The idea of
putting workarounds into bsdtar for a problem which could equally well
be encountered by other applications seems a trifle strange.

Colin Percival

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