bsdtar doesn't detect end of tape

Oliver Lehmann lehmann at
Sat Oct 2 02:48:51 PDT 2004

Tim Kientzle wrote:

> Ergh.  I haven't managed to reproduce
> this here yet; I'll keep trying.

ok, I checked out the latest version of libarchive and tar (CURRENT) and
compiled them. Still the same problem - I can tar more than the tape can
hold (I tared all files of a filelist for a dds3 tape on a dds2 tape).
I got no error. Actually I'm restoring what I backuped on it.... But I
don't know if I see it finishing, because I'm on the way of leaving for

 Oliver Lehmann

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