Validate broken on OS X
kili at outback.escape.de
Thu Nov 19 12:54:54 EST 2009
On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 12:57:15PM +0000, Ian Lynagh wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 09:58:17PM +1100, Roman Leshchinskiy wrote:
> > cd a/b/c/ && /usr/bin/tar --force-local -jxf ../../../../bindistprep/ghc-6.13.20091119-i386-apple-darwin.tar.bz2
> > tar: Option --force-local is not supported
> I'm not sure what the best thing to do here is. Perhaps validate should
> pass configure a --validating flag, and configure should fail if tar
> isn't GNU tar and that flag has been passed?
Why not just use a command line that's more portable? I don't know what
that `--force-local' means, but for the remaining flags, something like
bzip2 -cd .../ghc-6.13.2009119-whatever.tar.bz2 | tar xf -
should work everywhere.
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