[Buildroot] Problem openning buildroot tar after upgrading
asafka7 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 3 06:36:42 UTC 2019
On Thu, Oct 3, 2019, 09:15 Peter Korsgaard <peter at korsgaard.com> wrote:
> >>>>> "Asaf" == Asaf Kahlon <asafka7 at gmail.com> writes:
> > Hello all,
> > 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
> > to open the archive on the board. During the extraction I noticed the
> > following message:
> > 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:
> > 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 (
> > http://lists.busybox.net/pipermail/busybox/2012-February/077412.html).
> > Unfortunately, I can't upgrade my busybox version, but I still want to
> > 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.
> You presumably only mistyped the option here in the email and not when you
> tried it?
Yeah, my bad here :)
> You could also try to force it into using gnu format (which your old
> busybox apparently supports) by passing --format=gnu
Actually, I tried that too (and also the other formats), but it doesn't
> Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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