tar segmentation fault

Ben Paley ben at spooty.net
Mon Feb 20 23:25:49 PST 2006

Sorry. left off some information that might come in handy!

me$ uname -srm
FreeBSD 6.0-STABLE i386
me$ pkg_info | grep tar
gtar-1.15.1_1       GNU version of the traditional tar archiver
startup-notification-0.8_1 Library that supports startup notification spec 
from freede


> tar -cLvy -f /usr/home/me/backup/backup.tar.bz2 /usr/home/me/backup/source/
> When source/usr/home/me/public_html is empty then it runs fine. But when I
> put any links in, tar dies with a segmentation fault.
> Has anyone got any ideas why?
> Thanks,
> Ben

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