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Re: [virt-tools-list] virt-tar upload problem



On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 8:20 PM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones redhat com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 08:09:32PM +0200, Natxo Asenjo wrote:
>> On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 5:10 PM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones redhat com> wrote:
>> > If you think the image is writable and still see this error, please
>> > try exporting LIBGUESTFS_DEBUG=1 before running virt-tar, then attach
>> > the complete output:
>> >
>> > http://libguestfs.org/FAQ.html#debug
>>
>> I have attached the output in the bugzilla site. Thanks for your
>> efforts, much appreciated.
>
> OK so the bug is simply caused by this:
>
>  tar: Archive is compressed. Use -z option

aaaaggggh!!! I'm so used to compressing everything I just assumed it
was a normal tar file. Sorry for the noise.

It works perfectly with an uncompressed archive. And it unpacks it in
the guest, nice!

> I've opened another bug to get this fixed too:
>
>  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=591250

:-) do not underestimate the way your users will mess with your code.

-- 
natxo


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