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Date:      Tue, 20 Jan 2009 14:28:13 +0530
From:      chandra reddy <creddym@gmail.com>
To:        Doug Hardie <bc979@lafn.org>
Cc:        freebsd-hackers@freebsd.org, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: tar fails on FreeBSD 7 and passes on FreeBSD 6 for the same input
Message-ID:  <3f95d3db0901200058w281f9f06rb3c7b1d63b1d401d@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <CB2D9A0C-3617-40C5-9CBF-CC38FE190AE6@lafn.org>
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 Hi Doug,

I have checked the files permission. It is fine. It passes on FreeBSD6 but
fails on FreeBSD 7. It passes on a local file system but fails on NFS file
system.

Thanks
-Chandra



On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 2:02 PM, Doug Hardie <bc979@lafn.org> wrote:

>
> On Jan 19, 2009, at 23:54, chandra reddy wrote:
>
> Hi,
>>
>> I am getting the following error when i run tar on a directory.
>>
>> [chandra@home]$ tar  zcf config-xsl.tar  config-xsl/9.6
>>
>> tar: Cannot open directory
>>
>> config-xsl/9.6/configuration/protocols/mpls/label-switched-path/oam/bfd-liveness-detection/detection-time:
>> No such file or directory
>> tar: Cannot open directory
>>
>> config-xsl/9.6/configuration/protocols/mpls/label-switched-path/oam/bfd-liveness-detection/failure-action:
>> No such file or directory
>> [chandra@home]$ ldd  tar
>> tar:
>>       libc.so.6 => /usr/local/lib/compat/libc.so.6 (0x28097000)
>> chandra@home]$ uname -a
>> FreeBSD chandra 7.1-RC1 FreeBSD 7.1-RC1 #0: Sun Dec  7 05:57:33 UTC 2008
>> root@logan.cse.buffalo.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC  i386
>> I have debugged libc and found that  system call "fstafs" is failing and
>> returning -1.
>>
>> Can any one help me what is the real problem here and how to fix it?
>>
>
> Check and be sure that those directories have r and x for the user running
> tar.  It looks like a permission problem.
>



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