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    SubjectRe: Problems with SCSI tape rewind / verify on 2.4.29
    On Wed, 2 Mar 2005, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:

    > On Wed, Mar 02, 2005 at 11:17:19PM +0200, Kai Makisara wrote:
    ...
    > > BTW, this "fix" by Solar Designer introduces a bug to 2.4.29: a tape
    > > driver is supposed to return ENOMEM in the case that was changed to return
    > > EIO ;-(
    >
    > Reverted.
    >
    Thanks.

    ...
    > Thanks for the cluebat Kai, is this problem fixed in newer versions of tar?
    >
    The current CVS version seems to have the same code I quoted.

    > I suspect v2.4 should work with older versions of tar, so we should keep
    > "lseek" working to make it happy. What is your opinion?
    >
    I commented this in the other reply I just sent and I don't have a clear
    preference. I just hope that 2.4 and 2.6 are fixed in a compatible way.

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    Kai
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