[Buildroot] Problem openning buildroot tar after upgrading
asafka7 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 3 05:53:44 UTC 2019
Recently, I've upgraded my Buildroot version from 2018.05 to 2019.05.
I build my rootfs image with tar and I encounter some problems when I try
to open the archive on the board. During the extraction I noticed the
tar: warning: skipping header 'x
In addition, every file with path longer than 99 chars is truncated.
I digged through the history and saw Yann's commit (6d688e2132: fs/tar: add
support for xattrs). I locally removed the --xattrs-include flag and now
everything looks fine.
This seems like a known problem with old busybox versions (
Unfortunately, I can't upgrade my busybox version, but I still want to be
able to open the archive. I also tried to pass --no-attrs to
BR2_TARTGET_ROOTFS_TAR_OPTIONS, but it doesn't seem to work.
The only solution I have for now is locally removing the flag, but I don't
think it's the correct way to solve the problem.
Any ideas what else can I do?
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