[BusyBox] bunzip problem, texinfo-4.6.tar.bz2

Rob Landley rob at landley.net
Wed Oct 29 00:12:32 UTC 2003


On Tuesday 28 October 2003 18:11, Glenn McGrath wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Oct 2003 15:14:48 -0600
>
> Rob Landley <rob at landley.net> wrote:
> > cat ../../texinfo-4.6.tar.bz2 | ./busybox bunzip2 | tar tv
> >
> > Tar didn't complain, and the error return code was 0.
>
> There was a logic error, the old decompress returned 0 for failure, new
> code returnes 0 for success. uncompress_bunzip was working, however
> bunzip2.c thought the file was bad and deleted it, the correct data was
> still going to stdout.
>
> > Now let's see about building tar support into busybox...  Ah.  This is
> >
> > apparently not yet an option:
>
> No, i havent worked out how to integrate it into the rest of the
> unarchiving code, im not sure what to do with bunzip_data *, either make
> it a global static or add it to archive_handle_t.
>
> It might take me a while to fix it.

Ah.  Okay.  I can thump on both things this evening a bit, assuming my laptop 
still works with the solar flare... :)

http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/solar_flare_031028.html

Rob



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