bsdtar(1) can't extract new ISO images

Baptiste Daroussin bapt at
Sat Aug 6 20:37:39 UTC 2011

On Sat, 06 Aug 2011 19:02:49 +0200, Martin Matuska wrote:
> The error is in FreeBSD ISO images.
> They are created using makefs and that doesn't create ISO files that
> strictly comple to the ECMA-119 (ISO9660 standard).
> I have already filed a PR at NetBSD (bin/45217):
> The volume_set_id doesn't have to be filled with 0x20 characters, 
> too.
> I am also preparing a patch for libarchive (different things), but 
> that
> won't fix that one bug - makefs needs to be fixed.

Maybe you can also directly contact NetBSD developpers who have 
interest in makefs.
After I proposed the patch to sync makefs with netbsd version, avg@ 
found a bug, I pinged christos at netbsd,org about this and he was really 


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