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LIN5-17966 : quilt build failure due to invalid tar args

Created: Feb 12, 2014    Updated: Dec 19, 2017
Resolved Date: Feb 17, 2014
Previous ID: OVP-1647
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Userspace


quilt build fails with invalid tar options:

DEBUG: Executing python function sstate_task_prefunc
DEBUG: Python function sstate_task_prefunc finished
DEBUG: Executing python function do_populate_sysroot
DEBUG: Executing shell function sysroot_stage_all
tar: --same-order option cannot be used with -c
Try 'tar --help' or 'tar --usage' for more information.
tar: This does not look like a tar archive
tar: Exiting with failure status due to previous errors
WARNING: exit code 2 from a shell command.
DEBUG: Python function do_populate_sysroot finished

Known issue in oe-core ; fixes should be upstream

Steps to Reproduce

configure --enable-board=x86-64-kvm-guest --enable-rootfs=ovp-guest+initramfs+kvm --enable-addons=wr-ovp --enable-unsupported-config=yes --enable-bootimage=noimage --enable-parallel-pkgbuilds=2 --enable-jobs=3 --enable-ccache=no --enable-patchresolve=noop --enable-rm-work=yes --with-rcpl-version=0

Ensure new tar:

$ tar --version
tar (GNU tar) 1.27.1
Copyright (C) 2013 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

Written by John Gilmore and Jay Fenlason.

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