Subject: Re: Statically linked 'tar'
From: Falk Hueffner (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Oct 10 1999 - 04:58:23 PDT
Martin Lucina <email@example.com> writes:
> I seem to have run into some rather ugly data corruption and I need to restore
> my alpha from tape. However, the 'star' binary on the debian boot disks
> doesn't want to read my tape (keeps quitting with 'Error in archive'). Could
> someone compile up a statically linked /bin/tar for me?
The sash package includes a statically linked shell with built-in
extract-only tar. But star should work; probably your tar archive is
really corrupt? Or the kernel couldn't access the tape?
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