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[IDV #LWP-415350]: sh idv_2_9u2_linux64_installer.sh / Could not untar archive. Aborting.



Hmmm... It is difficult for me to debug this problem remotely so, if possible, 
try a couple of experiments.

#1 Run the env command both as regular and root user. Are there differences in 
the Unix environments that stand out?

#2 You mention that 2.9u1 did not have this issue. As a control experiment, 
please run the installer for 2.9u1 
(http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/downloads/idv/2_9u1/index.jsp). Do you still see 
the problem?

Thanks.

-Julien


> Julien
> 
> Interesting idea, but:
> 
> address@hidden:/data/static_data/tarballs/idv# which tar
> /bin/tar
> address@hidden:/data/static_data/tarballs/idv# exit
> exit
> address@hidden:/data/static_data/tarballs/idv$ which tar
> /bin/tar
> 
> I am puzzled as you are. I should add that I do have the previous
> version (2.9u1) installed and working.
> 
> Sam
> 
> Unidata IDV Support wrote:
> > Hi again.
> >
> > We have not been able to reproduce this problem here.
> >
> > It is strange you are observing different behaviors from the tar command as 
> > a function of being root.
> >
> > We believe this may be a problem associated with the environment of the 
> > root user on your machine. For example, please compare which version of the 
> > tar command is running with the Unix which command ("which tar") as root 
> > and regular user.
> >
> > -Julien
> >
> >
> --
> Sam McClatchie,
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> Southwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA,
> 8604 La Jolla Shores Drive
> La Jolla, CA 92037-1508, U.S.A.
> email <address@hidden>
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Ticket Details
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Ticket ID: LWP-415350
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed


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