Re: [dev] [sbase] tar fails to extract bzip2

From: willy <>
Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2017 13:16:22 +0100

Michael Forney wrote:
> On 2/2/17, willy <> wrote:
> > At this point, I'm not sure where to look at, or even if the bug
> > really lies in tar and not in bzip2.
> > I checked the size (both octal and converted) and the value is good. So
> > I'm not sure why the headers are not well read.
> > In the case of the archive above, the error occurs on the last entry,
> > but depending on the archives, it can occur on the second entry or in
> > the middle, there's no rule.
> >
> > I hope my example are clear to define what the issue is. Would anyone
> > have an idea?
> It's a tar bug. See

Ah, I wasn't aware of this. Thanks for the input. It seems odd that the
bug only triggers when bzip2 is linked against musl though..
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