[Kaffe] problem while runing any java program on SUN / Solari s 2 .5.1

Joe Hartley jh at brainiac.com
Wed Feb 10 06:59:23 PST 1999

Philippe Emeriau <philippe.emeriau at sophia.siemens-scg.com> wrote:
> Once again it's me with my problems !
> With the kaffe-snap.tar.gz file available on the Web site, the situation is
> worse : 
> - while unpacking the tar file, I have many errors like this :
> tar: kaffe-snap/ChangeLog - cannot create

I've run into this as well on my Sun.  I believe it's an incompatibility
with Sun's tar and whatever was used to build the tarball.  I ended up
creating the directories manually, but afterward it occurred to me that
the GNU tar may do a better job of unpacking.

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