[Mono-dev] Tar file for mono-1.1.9 is useless for build

Paolo Molaro lupus at ximian.com
Mon Sep 12 08:35:53 EDT 2005

On 09/10/05 The Software Team wrote:
> Thank you for the advice.  I used Gnu Tar  and it extracted all the files
> into the correct directories.  I also noted the actual tarball only is well
> understood under Gnu Tar, I tried WinZip 9.0 and 7Zip and both had some
> trouble (duplicated files, actually files with the same name wich should go
> into different directories, but the directory information seems missing).
> I think  the format of the tarball some way deviates from the usual format
> the other programs understand.

I think the programs you use are buggy: report the issue to their
developers or just use GNU tar.


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