bsdtar doesn't detect end of tape

Tim Kientzle kientzle at
Sat Sep 25 16:14:25 PDT 2004

Oliver Lehmann wrote:
> Hi Tim,
> Tim Kientzle wrote:
>>the attached patch to src/lib/libarchive,
>>rebuild libarchive and bsdtar and let me
>>know if it fixes it for you.
> I applied that patch, recompiled+instaled libarchive, and then
> recompiled+installed bsdtar. Now it doesn't write anything:
> root at nudel /root> mt -f /dev/sa3 comp off
> root at nudel /root> cd /mnt/backups/.backup/dds2
> root at nudel dds2> bsdtar -c -b 64 -v -f /dev/sa3 .
> a .: (null)
> a avocado: (null)
> a avocado/home: (null)
> a avocado/home/olivleh1: (null)
> a avocado/home/olivleh1/.hushlogin: (null)
> ....

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


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