On Tue, 24 Oct 2006, Dan Nelson wrote: > In the last episode (Oct 24), James Smallacombe said: > > Here's another issue I just ran into while trying to do just that, using > > tar: > > > > su-2.05b# tar xpPvfz > > <snip thousands of lines> > > x /usr/lib/libypclnt.so > > x /usr/lib/libalias.a > > x /usr/lib/libalias.so > > x /usr/lib/libarchive.a > > x /usr/lib/libarchive.so.2Bus error: 10 (core dumped) > > > > I take it the core dump occured because I was trying to overwrite a lib that > > was in use by tar, right? Is there a good way around this? > > You can try the -U option, which will unlink existing files before > creating the new version.
I just noticed the problem was in creating the tarball, not extracting it....I will try the "-W exclude=libarchive.*" first... thanks James Smallacombe Internet Access for The Delaware [EMAIL PROTECTED] Valley in PA, NJ and DE PlantageNet Internet Ltd. http://www.pil.net ========================================================================= _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"