[LON-CAPA-users] Decompress tar file error message

James Sullivan lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Tue, 31 Oct 2006 13:19:45 -0500

I'm getting an error message when I try to decompress a tar file that I have
uploaded to my constructon space. The tar file consists of several image
files. It uploads fine but then when I click "decompress" I get:

Location: /priv/jmsullivan/physics_images/tmp.tar
Output of decompress:

Decompress complete.

An error occurred

Bad file descriptor

What's up with that?


PS: Both gunzip and winzip unpack the file without any problems on my

James M. Sullivan, Assistant Professor
Department of Physics                                    Virginia
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