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Author dtibarra
Recipients dtibarra, hwm, lars.gustaebel, loewis
Date 2012-05-25.03:33:31
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I too cannot reproduce this, tarfile seems to recognizes that it isn't a valid tar file (tested on OS X):

Davids-MacBook-Air:Workspace dibarra$ ls -l
total 8
-rw-r--r--  1 dibarra  staff     0 May 30  1956 testfile
Davids-MacBook-Air:Workspace dibarra$ tar -cvf testfile.tar testfile
a testfile

>>> t = tarfile.TarFile("testfile.tar")
Traceback (most recent call last):
tarfile.ReadError: missing or bad subsequent header
Date User Action Args
2012-05-25 03:33:32dtibarrasetrecipients: + dtibarra, loewis, lars.gustaebel, hwm
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2012-05-25 03:33:32dtibarralinkissue14810 messages
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