From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Fri 19 Aug 2005 - 18:30:57 BST
On Fri, Aug 19, 2005 at 05:50:23PM +0100, Gaz Wilson wrote:
> On Fri, 19 Aug 2005, Herbert Poetzl wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 19, 2005 at 12:14:42PM +0100, Gaz Wilson wrote:
> > >
> > > Trying to download the current util-vserver packages from 13thfloor.at -
> > > the tarball link returns a zero sized response in the http stream, and
> > > the .gz link downloads OK, gunzips OK, but the .tar file within is
> > > corrupt. Trying teh bz2 now but I don't hold much hope.
> > >
> > > Is this a known issue?
> > no, not really, but maybe we can track that down somehow?
> > here I get:
> > wget http://www.13thfloor.at/vserver/s_rel26/v2.0/util-vserver-0.30.208.tar
> > --16:25:20-- http://www.13thfloor.at/vserver/s_rel26/v2.0/util-vserver-0.30.208.tar
> > => `util-vserver-0.30.208.tar'
> > Resolving www.13thfloor.at... done.
> > Connecting to www.13thfloor.at[18.104.22.168]:80... connected.
> > HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
> > Length: unspecified [application/octet-stream]
> > [ <=> ] 4,884,480 4.86K/s
> > 16:41:43 (4.86 KB/s) - `util-vserver-0.30.208.tar' saved 
> > and
> > md5sum util-vserver-0.30.208.tar
> > 77638213fb420c8f595557c589588a6e util-vserver-0.30.208.tar
> OK, for the .tar, I get:
> The requested URL could not be retrieved
> While trying to retrieve the URL:
> The following error was encountered:
> * Zero Sized Reply
> The .tar.gz downloads, and gunzips, but the tarball inside is corrupt:
> tar: This does not look like a tar archive
> tar: Skipping to next header
> tar: Archive contains obsolescent base-64 headers
> tar: Read 7796 bytes from util-vserver-0.30.208.tar.gz
> tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
> the .bz2 file downloads and extracts perfectly.
> Might be worth checking that .tar.gz file to be honest. I'm prepared
> to believe the .tar file being zero length is a feature of our web
> proxy, but the proxy cannor be responsible for the corrupt .tar within
> the .gz on the second link
I guess it is (responsible) because there is no .tar.gz
both the .tar as well as the .tar.gz are built on the fly
from the .tar.bz2 (which is the only real file here)
and it seems to work fine with every browser I could get
my hands on ...
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