Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 167615
Doesn't compress zero-sized files even with -f
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:20 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #167614 +++
$ touch foo
$ compress -f foo
$ ls -l foo.Z
ls: foo.Z: No such file or directory
$ ls -l foo
0 -rw-r--r-- 1 bnocera bnocera 0 Sep 6 11:31 foo
Patch attached below.
-- Additional comment from email@example.com on 2005-09-06 06:38 EST --
Created an attachment (id=118490)
ncompress-4.2.4-zerobyteforce.patch (patch from firstname.lastname@example.org)
Created attachment 118491 [details]
ncompress-4.2.4-zerobyteforce.patch (patch by email@example.com)
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Internal Status set to 'Resolved'
Status set to: Closed by Tech
Resolution set to: 'RHEL 3.9'
Ticket type set to: 'Problem'
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