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Ticket Hash: b767f47cdefef120bc776e09ecbb75fda71a0f66
Title: Tarball is missing the two zero filled records at the end
Status: Fixed Type: Code_Defect
Severity: Important Priority:
Subsystem: Resolution: Fixed
Last Modified: 2011-03-14 12:16:11
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According to Wikipedia:

"The end of an archive is marked by at least two consecutive zero-filled records"

The attached patch fixes this.

-- tsbg

anonymous claiming to be mgagnon added on 2011-03-11 12:14:11 UTC:
I confirm, when extracting with BSD Tar (on OpenBSD) we get the following warning at the end:

tar: End of archive volume 1 reached