tar: Error opening archive: Unrecognized archive format

Martin Matuska mm at freebsd.org
Thu Dec 1 11:36:11 UTC 2016

  I have found the cause. The recently introduced field checks are not  
compatible with archives created by Archive::Tar.
To be true, Archive::Tar violates the ustar tar header specification.  
I will take a look how to solve this.


Quoting Mathieu Arnold <mat at freebsd.org>:

> Le 01/12/2016 à 10:49, Martin Matuska a écrit :
>> could you please be more specific? Can you tell me the port names or
>> give links to the messages?
> Different Mathieu, but all the errors from here:
> https://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-perl/2016-December/date.html
> --Mathieu Arnold
Martin Matuska
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