Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 146314
tar-1.14-4 causes amanda recover to fail
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:59 EST
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Description of problem:
Attempting to use tar-1.14-4 to recover a file from amanda backup is
reported to produce
> tar: ./dir/somefile: invalid sparse archive member
> tar: Skipping to next header
> tar: Archive contains obsolescent base-64 headers
tar-1.15.1 is reported to fix this problem.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Back up a file using amanda with tar
2. Recover the file.
Actual Results: See above.
Expected Results: Successful recovery.
See the Amanda users' list thread starting at
Tar-1.14-4 have problems with sparse files.
Try tar-1.15.1-2 from devel.
I'd be glad to, but the current devel version is still 1.14-4.
tar-1.15.1-3 should have been there soon(1-2 days).
Yes, it's there now (as of 1/31), and I can confirm it works.
Can we get an errata push to FC3?