[tex-live] Bug report - tl-install fails on Solaris due to tar assumptions

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Mon Jun 29 16:31:37 CEST 2009

On Mo, 29 Jun 2009, Andre van Eyssen wrote:
> The installer fails on Solaris due to an assumption about tar - 
> pgf.tar.lzma won't unpack with POSIX tar as it doesn't understand GNU 
> tar's "@LongLink" stuff.

Can you please be more specific about which version of the installer?
Please call
	install-tl --version
and send us the output, thanks.

What do you mean wiht
	"@LongLink" stuff
? Any error messages? We actually tried to make the unpack routine
working with all POSIX tars.

Best wishes


Dr. Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>        Vienna University of Technology
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