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Old 02-11-2003, 01:55 PM   #1
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tar, cannot change mode to XXXX


hi all,

i've a little and probably stupid question:

why, when i decompress qt-3.1.1.tar with tar -xf ... as root i get continuosly the following error message:

cannot change mode to XXXX: operation not permitted

Couse of this i can't coplete the decompression. Tar exit for delay caused from these messages.

Any help is appreciated.

Thanks B7
 
Old 02-11-2003, 02:15 PM   #2
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Bongiorno B7 :)

Where about in the file-system are you
when doing that, what directory are you
in? Try -v as well to see what it's actually
doing...

When I installed qt I just did
Code:
cd /usr/lib
tar -xvjf /tmp/qt-x11-free-3.1.1.tar.bz2
with no problems ...

Cheers,
Tink
 
Old 02-12-2003, 01:13 PM   #3
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Tinkster,

grazie

I was using tar inside a shared folder, an HD that i choose to see under linux.

Just copying my tar file inside the linux partition everything work fine.

Infinite Thanks,

B7
 
Old 02-12-2003, 01:51 PM   #4
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you'd normally get that error decompressing to a windows drive are you doing this on a natvie filesystem?
 
  


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