[Samba] directory checksum error during tar extract
schulz at adi.com
Wed Feb 26 22:24:35 MST 2014
> I now have an unpacked copy of the tarball in a directory and need
> to compile it, but am having no luck at getting the instructions under
> "Building Binaries" from the Samba site to work.
> Specifically what is the "autoconf tool kit" since there is no "configure
> script in the source4 directory that I have.
> I tried "./autogen.sh" in that directory, but it did nothing and
> gave no errors.
I ignored the source4 directory because I assumed that the stuff in there
was sort of experimental. There is a configure in the source3 directory.
> Thank you for your help!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: samba-bounces at lists.samba.org [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org]
> On Behalf Of Thomas Schulz
> Sent: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 8:24 PM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org; steve at etcia.com
> Subject: Re: [Samba] directory checksum error during tar extract
> > Hello,
> > On a Sun Solaris system running Solaris 2.6 to upgrade from
> > Samba 2.0.6:
> > I am trying to 'tar xnvf Samba-4.1.5.tar' (un zipped from
> > Samba file version 4.1.5) downloaded yesterday. I keep getting a
> > "tar: directory checksum error" when I reach the line "x
> > samba-4.1.5/codepages/lowcase.dat,
> > 131072 bytes, 128k".
> > Please help! Thank you.
> > Steve Thompson, Information Systems Manager
> > Electronic Tele-Communications, Inc.
> > (770) 921-7466 email: steve at etcia.com
> The Solaris tar will not work. The GNU tar will work. I ran into this on
> quite a lot of different software packages, not just Samba. Solaris 10 comes
> with a version of gtar. I don't know just when they started to include it,
> but it is not on Solaris 8. Long ago I downloaded the source for GNU tar and
> built it, probably back when we were running Solaris 2.5.1.
> All that said, I have sucessfully built a working Samba 4.1.5 on Solaris 10
> but have not yet gotten it to work on Solaris 8. The build runs to
> completion but the result does not work. There are quite a lot of functions
> that Solaris 8 does not have and I expect that I will eventually find out
> which one is needed.
> We are currently sucessfully running Samba 3.6.22 on Solaris 8. I never
> tried any of the Samba 4.0.* versions. You will need gtar to untar Samba
> 3.6.22 also.
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