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Bug 151059 - Tar exits with broken pipe
Tar exits with broken pipe
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: tar (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Peter Vrabec
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2005-03-14 09:59 EST by Łukasz Wieczorek
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-10-30 07:02:40 EST
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Description Łukasz Wieczorek 2005-03-14 09:59:10 EST
Description of problem:

Tape archive using tar exits with broken pipe error

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

2.4.9-e.3enterprise #1 SMP i686

tar (GNU tar) 1.13.19

How reproducible:

/bin/tar --ignore-failed-read -cf /dev/st0 /

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Actual results:

tar (child): /dev/st0: Wrote only 0 of 10240 bytes
tar (child): Error is not recoverable: exiting now
Broken pipe

Expected results:

Exit with no error

Additional info:

only if needed
Comment 1 Peter Vrabec 2006-10-30 07:02:40 EST
I'm sorry, we only fix critical security issues in RHEL-2.1.

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