Re: cflowd distribution error?

From: R. Drew Davis (drew@research.bell-labs.com)
Date: Tue Sep 04 2001 - 20:27:53 PDT

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    > Date: Tue, 04 Sep 2001 22:53:15 -0400
    > From: Tristan Goguen <tgoguen@ilap.com>
    > To: cflowd@caida.org
    > Subject: cflowd distribution error?
    >In-reply-to: <200109050156.SAA29868@caida.org>
    >
    >Hi,
    >
    >In untarring the 2.1.b1 distribution from ftp.caida.org, I'm getting the
    >following error:
    >
    > cflowd-2-1-b1/doc/presentations/NANOG_Jan99/cflowd_configuration/html,
    >0 bytes, 0 tape blocks
    > tar: directory checksum error
    >
    >Any suggestions,
    >
    >Thank you,
    >Tristan
    >
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    A frequently asked question. Here's my reply to the last time this
    came up. (But you didn't say what your environment is, so I'm just
    assuming it isn't purely Gnu-based....):

    > Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2001 09:58:49 -0400
    > From: "R. Drew Davis" <drew>
    > To: Chris Cronje - MWeb <ccronje@mweb.com>
    > Subject: Re: Compile Problem
    > Cc: "'cflowd@caida.org'" <cflowd@caida.org>
    >In-reply-to: Your message of "Fri, 27 Jul 2001 13:52:41 +0200."
                 <14F7768EBC74D511A69B00805F3181782901F9@ZA12NT02>
    >
    >> Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2001 13:52:41 +0200
    >> From: Chris Cronje - MWeb <ccronje@mweb.com>
    >> To: "'cflowd@caida.org'" <cflowd@caida.org>
    >> Subject: Compile Problem
    >>
    >>Hi There
    >>
    >>Iam having major hazzles installing cflowd on Solaris 2.6, if anybody can
    >>give some advice I will greatly appreciate it:
    >>
    >>I've downloaded cflowd-2-1-b1.tar.gz multiple time and I keep on getting the
    >>same problem.
    >>
    >>When untar the file using:
    >>
    >>tar -xvf cflowd-2-1-b1.tar
    >>
    >>It goes fine until it gets to this point:
    >
    >Well, even though your message was truncated before you showed the real
    >problem, I'm going to guess that tar complained of a corruption of the
    >tar file. That's a question that gets asked frequently.
    >
    >There are subtle incompatabilities between Solaris's tar and Gnu tar that
    >show up when path names get very long. I suspect that is what you
    >are running into. The fix is use Gnu tar for the unpacking.
    >
    >You can get the source code from:
    >
    > http://www.gnu.org/software/tar/tar.html
    >
    >although the last person I pointed there for this problem later
    >told me that he instead got the program from:
    >
    > http://www.sunfreeware.com/
    >
    >You'll need up-to-date Gnu tools aplenty (make and so forth) to build cflowd.
    >Perhaps you already have them and just need to adjust your path or
    >command name to use them. For example, here, I can run Gnu tar by
    >invoking "gtar":
    >
    >jessie $ gtar --version
    >tar (GNU tar) 1.12
    >
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    >Written by John Gilmore and Jay Fenlason.
    >
    >I hope that helps.
    >
    >Drew
    >
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