R-beta: ctest_0_9-3_tar.tar

Mike Meyer mikem at stat.cmu.edu
Thu Mar 12 20:45:43 CET 1998

>***> Douglas Bates wrote (12 Mar 1998 13:40:48 CST)
> "Jay King" <jking at metisrv0.man-env.com> writes:
> > I'm having trouble un 'tar'ing the file ctest_0_9-3_tar.tar. 
> > 
> > When using the command "tar -xv" on a UNIX machine I get the 
> > "checksum error" message. When trying to use WinZip on a Win95 
> > machine it gives an error reading the header.
> > 
> > I'm downloading from the CRAN site at Carnegie Mellon. Could the file 
> > there be corrupted?
> The version on 
> 	    ftp://franz.stat.wisc.edu/pub/CRAN/src/contrib

The version at Carnegie Mellon is OK too.

At a guess, it looks like Jay King is forgetting to uncompress the file first.  Either use GNU tar with the "z" option, or do
	zcat ctest_0.9-3.tar.gz | tar -xvf -


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