python 2.3.2 source code problem

Discussion in 'Python' started by dave-au, Nov 12, 2003.

  1. dave-au

    dave-au Guest

    Hi:

    i downloaded python-2.3.2 souce code from python.org and it just keeps givning
    me error message:

    .....
    x
    Python-2.3.2/Mac/OSXResources/app/Resources/English.lproj/Documentation/ide/IDE.gif,
    10249 bytes, 21 tape blocks
    tar: directory checksum error

    i tried other software (ftp.gnu.org) they were fine. does anyone here have the
    same problem?

    dave
    dave-au, Nov 12, 2003
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  2. On Wed, 11 Nov 2003, dave-au wrote:

    > i downloaded python-2.3.2 souce code from python.org and it just keeps givning
    > me error message:
    >
    > ...
    > x
    > Python-2.3.2/Mac/OSXResources/app/Resources/English.lproj/Documentation/ide/IDE.gif,
    > 10249 bytes, 21 tape blocks
    > tar: directory checksum error
    >
    > i tried other software (ftp.gnu.org) they were fine. does anyone here have the
    > same problem?


    You don't say what system you're trying to extract the source on, but I'd
    guess that your tar doesn't grok the extra long file names, or file names
    with embedded spaces, that appear in the Mac subdirectory.

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    Andrew MacIntyre, Nov 12, 2003
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