Bug 26680 - gzexe produces output which cannot be unpacked correctly
gzexe produces output which cannot be unpacked correctly
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gzip (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-02-08 03:56 EST by Joachim Backes
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:31 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-08 03:56:58 EST
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Description Joachim Backes 2001-02-08 03:56:55 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.75 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.2.18 i686)

If a use gzexe to make a packed executable, and after packing I try to
execute the packed executable, then the execution crahes with the error

 ...... /tmp/gz2450.zpNBpk: cannot overwrite existing file

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.cp /bin/ls xxxxx

2.gzexe xxxxx
Result:	xxxxx:			 50.7%

3.	./xxxxx
Result: ./xxxxx: /tmp/gz2450.zpNBpk: cannot overwrite existing file
	Cannot decompress ./xxxxx


Actual Results:  --

Expected Results:  Execution of ls command
Comment 1 Phil Knirsch 2001-02-08 11:31:14 EST
Small missing changes to the mktemp patch. Fixed in rawhide.

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