Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 135168
tar give waring when reading from a pipe
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:13 EST
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Description of problem:
When piping the output from zcat into tar I regularily get what
appears to be an error about a short read. I didn't get these
with WS3 or core2. I was wondering if it might just be a debug
message that was left behind in the code.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. use zcat on a compressed tar file and pipe to tar -tf - or -xf -
Actual Results: zcat linux* | tar -tf -
tar: Read 8192 bytes from -
Expected Results: zcat linux* | tar -tf -
what's your Version & Release of tar, gzip.
The ones that come with RHEL 4.0 beta:
I can't reproduce this error.
Try upgrade tar to tar-1.14-4.