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Old 11-23-2004, 02:17 AM   #1
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Getting problem when untar the .tar.gz file?


I am getting the error when i am doing untar the ".tar.gz" file. The error is shown below like:


[ramakumar@getz xml_work]$ tar zxvf expat-1.95.tar.gz

tar: Skipping to next header
tar: Archive contains obsolescent base-64 headers

gzip: stdin: invalid compressed data--crc error

gzip: stdin: invalid compressed data--length error
tar: Child returned status 1
tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors

Why crc-error and data-length error are comming .what is the reason for this? How i solve this? Plz give solution to solve this problem ?

Thanks & Regard,

Last edited by ramakumard77; 11-23-2004 at 02:18 AM.
Old 11-23-2004, 02:44 AM   #2
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Your file .tar.gz file is correupted easy and simple solution is download new file from internet.
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