[Scottish] repairing a bad tar archive

Will Partain partain at dcs.gla.ac.uk
Tue May 4 17:12:57 BST 2004

Tam McLaughlin <tamm at scotlegal.com> writes:

> I have a bad tar file ...
> Is there any way I can retrieve the data from the archive file?

Absolutely no promises but... there are some "tar aids"
tools from way back (timestamp on my .tar.gz is Feb, 1990)
that you could get off the 'net.  Or ask me off-list for a


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