Problem with tarring out a tar file
jd1008 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 8 23:33:32 UTC 2010
On 07/08/2010 04:13 PM, jack craig wrote:
> On 07/08/2010 03:35 PM, JD wrote:
>> I had downloaded a zip file under windows and unzipped it.
>> No problems.
>> The file names in the zipped archive are long german names, so
>> they are displayed with special chars embedded in the file names
>> and directory names, like
>> among others.
>> So I tarred out the whole directory into a tar file.
>> Later I moved that tar file to another mounted partition.
>> I cd'ed to the mounted partition and tried to untar it:
>> tar xpvf my-tar-ball.tar
>> For every file in the tarball, tar outputs the message
>> <.....long.......file........name>: No such file or directory.
>> Any clues why this is happening?
> what does
> $tar tvf my-tar-ball.tar
It displays all the long dir and file names.
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