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Re: [Nmh-workers] mhfixmsg on a pathological mail

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] mhfixmsg on a pathological mail
Date: Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:38:22 +0100

Hi Håkon,

> Which is smaller.  Update: You pointed out the carriage returns.  Can
> you send the problem email as a .tar.gz or something that will leave
> everything alone.

It would still be useful to have that to reproduce the mhfixmsg problem

> > > 11.tar:  unknown suffix -- unchanged
> > > tar: This does not look like a tar archive
> > > tar: Exiting with failure status due to previous errors
> > > FAIL: test/post/test-sendfiles
> > 
> > This is odd.  Can you give any insight?
> I checked 11.tar with file(1)
> $ file ./test/testdir/tmp/11.tar
> ./test/testdir/tmp/11.tar: LZMA compressed data, streamed


> Trying by hand gives:
> $ unlzma ./test/testdir/tmp/11.tar
> ./test/testdir/tmp/11.tar:  unknown suffix -- unchanged

The command the test script uses is `lzma -cd 11.tar'.  Can you confirm
that fails the same way, and that `lzma -cd <11.tar' works?

> My lzma command comes from debian package  lzma-9.22-2.

Mine is Arch Linux's xz 5.2.3-1 and is happy with any of these explicit
filenames without the stdin redirection.

    $ sha1sum *
    9add18b822c30f112fac54aaf47417003b29369f  11.tar
    9add18b822c30f112fac54aaf47417003b29369f  foo
    9add18b822c30f112fac54aaf47417003b29369f  foo.tar
    9add18b822c30f112fac54aaf47417003b29369f  hello.lzma

Thanks for your help.

Cheers, Ralph.

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