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  1. Commons Compress
  2. COMPRESS-81

TarOutputStream can leave garbage at the end of the archive

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.0
    • Fix Version/s: 1.1
    • Component/s: None
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      Description

      when the last block of the tar archive is incomplete it will contain two EOF blocks potentially followed by partial contents of the next-to-last block. This causes problems with some "bad" untar implementations that read past the EOF blocks.

      https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=47421
      https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=40195

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            • Assignee:
              bodewig Stefan Bodewig
              Reporter:
              bodewig Stefan Bodewig
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