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Old 04-22-2002
Question extracting sendmail: error

I'm a newbie trying to update an old sendmail 8.6 to 8.12.3

ftp'ed sendmail.org and got sendmail.8.12.3.tar.gz

file size matches but when i:
tar xvf sendmail.8.12.3.tar.gz

i get:
tar: directory checksum error

tried getting others... ie. 8.12.2...
ftp'ed using binary and saved in /usr/local/src
get same error for other versions

please help
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Old 04-22-2002

gzip -d sendmail.8.12.3.tar.gz


tar xvf sendmail.8.12.3.tar



gzcat sendmail.8.12.3.tar.gz |tar xvf -

Note: if it's necessary install the gzip (http://www.sunfreeware.com).

Regards, Hugo.

Last edited by hugo_perez; 04-22-2002 at 07:59 PM..
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