[freeciv-data] Re: [Freeciv] Re: Fantasy modpack file invalid.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Nathan Gundlach" <dagchess@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, August 20, 2000 4:30 PM
Subject: [freeciv-data] Re: [Freeciv] Re: Fantasy modpack file invalid.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bobby D. Bryant" <bdbryant@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <freeciv-data@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Sunday, August 20, 2000 3:58 PM
> Subject: [freeciv-data] Re: [Freeciv] Re: Fantasy modpack file invalid.
> > Nathan Gundlach wrote:
> > > I should say, it was the same as before: extremely corrupted.
> > FWIW, I just this minute downloaded the version at
> > ftp://ftp.freeciv.org/freeciv/contrib/modpacks/fantasy/, and it does not
> > to be corrupted. It did not give any errors when I unzipped it, nor
> > extracted the files. I visually inspected the two files that it puts
> > current directory, and both looked OK. I spot checked some of the files
> > it puts in the subdirectory, and those I checked were all OK as well.
> > I think I have read all the messages in this thread, but I don't
> > early ones. What tools are you using to fetch and extract the files?
> What is
> > the error message (or other symptom) that tells you that the kit is
> > Bobby Bryant
> > Austin, Texas
> When I unzip it with either Stuffit Expander or Conversions Plus (I am
> Windows), the .tar file is clearly corrupted when I open it in Conversions
> Plus. The text lines are files and folders. (There are a few tilespec
> which are OK.) I inspected it with Wordpad (a text editor), and it appears
> to be missing header information.
> -- Nathan
I downloaded Power Archiver 2000 and it unzipped the file perfectly. Maybe
Conversions Plus doesn't support the latest form of .tar archiving.
(Especially since I'm using a '97 version!)