smbclient creates bad tar files

Richard Sharpe sharpe at
Sat Aug 12 06:01:27 GMT 2000

At 02:50 AM 8/12/00 -0400, John Larsen wrote:
>I tried the exact same steps you did and I only got 1 file and this
> #tar -tvf temp1.tar |grep test.doc
>-rw-r--r-- 0/0          126464 2000-06-21 12:34:02 ./testdir/test.doc
>tar: Skipping to next file header
>I'm in a basic RH 6.1 setup with Gnutar (not sure which version but whatever
>comes with RH 6.1) and Samba 2.0.7
>I do not think it is my tar as I can tar up files  and -A them together from
>within my computer perfectly fine, just happends with files I pull from

Hmmm, interesting ... Wonder why ...

>If it would help you I can attach an example .tar

Sure, send me the tar file.

Richard Sharpe, sharpe at
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