bsdtar(1) can't extract new ISO images

Baptiste Daroussin bapt at
Sun Aug 7 06:34:25 UTC 2011

On Sat, 06 Aug 2011 20:37:38 +0000, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:
> 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
> reactive.
It seems that "responsive" is better adapted in English that "reactive" 
less ambiguity.


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