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Old 10-11-2003, 10:49 AM   #1
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filetype tar.gz.tar


I'm trying to untar an apache and php file, each of them have the file extension of *.tar.gz.tar. When trying to untar it I get the error...

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


How do you untar this kind of file? Thanks.

- Brad
 
Old 10-11-2003, 10:55 AM   #2
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I get these files when i download them in Windows. Rename them to *.tar.gz and it should work.
 
Old 10-11-2003, 10:56 AM   #3
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I'll try that, thanks!
 
Old 10-11-2003, 11:04 AM   #4
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Ok I did this...

gunzip php-4.3.3.tar.gz


and got this error message...


"incomplete literal tree"
"gunzip: php-4.3.3.tar.gz: invalid compressed data -- format violated"


I'm still doing something wrong.
 
Old 10-11-2003, 12:11 PM   #5
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i don't know how gunzip works, but try using file-roller, just type that into a terminal and it will give u a nice gui to untar your file
 
Old 10-11-2003, 01:54 PM   #6
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try using

tar -zxvf php-4.3.3.tar.gz
 
Old 10-12-2003, 12:16 PM   #7
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Did you try MD5SUM ?
 
  


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