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* support/dependencies: treat BSD-tar like the other casesGravatar Yann E. MORIN2018-11-241-4/+5
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Currently, when we detect that tar is BSD-tar, we fake an unsupported version (major, minor) and rely on the version check to reject BSD-tar. There is no reason to use such shenanigans, when we can simply reject it from the onset. Simplify the logic: - use positive logic in the condition - directly exit in error Also, comment that case like the other cases are commented. Signed-off-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@free.fr> Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@bootlin.com>
* check-host-tar.sh: bump minimum tar version to 1.27 for reproducible tar ↵Gravatar Peter Korsgaard2018-04-021-3/+4
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | files with long paths Fixes: http://autobuild.buildroot.net/results/b18/b187e64a61918f17f69588e2355a03286bc5808e tar 1.27 subtly changed the tar format when a GNU long link entry is added (which is done for path elements > 100 characters). The code used to set the permission mode of the link entry to 0: header = start_private_header ("././@LongLink", size, time (NULL)); FILL (header->header.mtime, '0'); FILL (header->header.mode, '0'); FILL (header->header.uid, '0'); FILL (header->header.gid, '0'); FILL (header->header.devmajor, 0); FILL (header->header.devminor, 0); This got dropped in 1.27 by commit df7b55a8f6354e3 (Fix some problems with negative and out-of-range integers), so the settings from start_private_header() are used directly - Which are: TIME_TO_CHARS (t < 0 ? 0 : min (t, MAX_OCTAL_VAL (header->header.mtime)), header->header.mtime); MODE_TO_CHARS (S_IFREG|S_IRUSR|S_IWUSR|S_IRGRP|S_IROTH, header->header.mode); UID_TO_CHARS (0, header->header.uid); GID_TO_CHARS (0, header->header.gid); The end result is that tar >= 1.27 sets mode to 644. The consequence of this is that we create different tar files when long path names are encountered (which often happens when a package downloads a specific sha1 from a git repo) depending on the host tar version used, causing hash mismatches. As a workaround, bump our minimum tar version to 1.27. It would be nicer to only do this if we have packages from bzr/git/hg enabled, but that is an exercise for later. Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <peter@korsgaard.com> Acked-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@free.fr> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <peter@korsgaard.com>
* check-host-tar.sh: blacklist tar 1.30+Gravatar Peter Korsgaard2018-02-271-9/+24
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Tar 1.30 changed the --numeric-owner output for filenames > 100 characters, leading to hash mismatches for the tar archives we create ourselves from git. This is really a fix for a bug in earlier tar versions regarding deterministic output, so it is unlikely to be reverted in later versions. For more details, see: http://lists.busybox.net/pipermail/buildroot/2018-January/211222.html To work around this issue, blacklist tar 1.30+ similar to how we do it for pre-1.17 versions so Buildroot falls back to building host-tar. Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <peter@korsgaard.com>
* Improve tar check if bsdtar is installedGravatar Heiko Abraham2014-05-311-0/+7
| | | | | | | | | | | | | If bsdtar is installed, fix script error for tar version detection. bsdtar does not provide all expected command line (long) options like "--hard-dereference". To ensure compatibility, mark version of tar as 'invalid' and trigger build of 'host-tar'. [Peter; slightly reworded commit text] Signed-off-by: Heiko Abraham <abrahamh@web.de> Acked-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@free.fr> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <peter@korsgaard.com>
* dependencies: build a host-tar if no suitable tar can be foundGravatar Thomas De Schampheleire2012-02-091-0/+35
Some toolchains, like the one built with buildroot itself, use hardlinks (for example to link between the c++ and g++ binary). Unpacking such a toolchain with the --strip-components options does not work correctly if the system tar is too old (<1.17). Even recent releases of RedHat/CentOS still ship with tar 1.15. This patch checks for a suitable tar version (tar 1.17+) on the host system, and adds host-tar to the host dependencies if none can be found. host-tar is download and extracted as cpio.gz instead of tar.gz, to prevent chicken-egg problem. Signed-off-by: Thomas De Schampheleire <thomas.de.schampheleire@gmail.com> v4 Acked-by: Arnout Vandecappelle (Essensium/Mind) <arnout@mind.be> Signed-off-by: Peter Korsgaard <jacmet@sunsite.dk>