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Bug 591250 - virt-tar prints "tar_in: tar subcommand failed on directory" if the archive is compressed or not in the right format
virt-tar prints "tar_in: tar subcommand failed on directory" if the archive i...
Product: Virtualization Tools
Classification: Community
Component: libguestfs (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Richard W.M. Jones
Depends On: 576879 591155 627835
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Reported: 2010-05-11 14:19 EDT by Richard W.M. Jones
Modified: 2011-07-14 15:08 EDT (History)
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Clone Of: 591155
Last Closed: 2011-07-14 15:08:29 EDT
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Description Richard W.M. Jones 2010-05-11 14:19:28 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #591155 +++

virt-tar -u gives an obscure error if the archive is compressed.
Comment 1 Richard W.M. Jones 2010-05-13 05:27:42 EDT
Patches posted upstream to improve the error messages:

Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2010-07-30 07:36:14 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 14 development cycle.
Changing version to '14'.

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Comment 3 Richard W.M. Jones 2010-10-16 09:24:03 EDT
This bug should be in the Virtualization Tools product.

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