Bug 163709 - tar man page truncated
tar man page truncated
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: tar (Show other bugs)
All Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Peter Vrabec
Ben Levenson
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Blocks: 187538
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Reported: 2005-07-20 11:54 EDT by Robert Berlinger
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2006-0336
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-05-03 17:45:17 EDT
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new manpage (11.99 KB, application/octet-stream)
2005-09-07 05:35 EDT, Peter Vrabec
no flags Details

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Description Robert Berlinger 2005-07-20 11:54:50 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050512 Red Hat/1.0.4-1.4.1 Firefox/1.0.4

Description of problem:
tar man page is truncated.  Most of the man page appears to be missing.  Man page ends with the --use-compress-program option which itself is incomplete.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. man tar
2. Scroll through the man page until the bottom


Additional info:
Comment 1 Ivana Varekova 2005-08-25 08:22:13 EDT
tar man page is part of tar package. 
Comment 2 Peter Vrabec 2005-09-07 05:35:28 EDT
Created attachment 118545 [details]
new manpage

How do u like this man page? It's used in devel and FC4.
Comment 3 Robert Berlinger 2005-09-07 09:38:22 EDT
It points one to the "info tar" (I didn't know about that) and explains why 
it's not a complete description of GNU tar.  Good job!

Caught one typo -- "has since been loving updated" -- "loving" should 
be "lovingly.
Comment 12 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-05-03 17:45:18 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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