cvs commit: src/lib/libarchive archive_read_support_format_tar.c
kientzle at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jun 4 10:27:23 GMT 2004
kientzle 2004/06/04 03:27:23 PDT
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When we go to read the next tar header, if we get zero bytes, accept
that as end-of-archive. Otherwise, a short read at this point
generates an error. This accomodates broken tar writers (such as the
one apparently in use at AT&T Labs) that don't even write a single
Note that both star and pdtar behave this way as well.
In contrast, gtar doesn't complain in either case, and as a
result, will generate no warning for a lot of trashed archives.
Pointed out by: shells/ksh93 port (Thanks to Kris Kennaway)
Revision Changes Path
1.16 +22 -3 src/lib/libarchive/archive_read_support_format_tar.c
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