pidgin 2.5.2 bz2 corrupt?

Mark Doliner mark at
Mon Oct 27 16:56:05 EDT 2008

On Sat, Oct 25, 2008 at 4:52 PM, David Melik <dchmelik at> wrote:
> Peace be with you, Mark,
>   I have used gaim (now pidgin) for years, and I downloaded 2.5.2's source
> twice, but both times it was called a non-bz2 file by tar:
> bzip2: (stdin) is not a bzip2 file.
> tar: Child returned status 2
> tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors.
> --David Melik

What's the full URL you tried to download?  What is the size of the
file?  What does "file pidgin-2.5.2.tar.bz2" tell you?  In the future
please email concerns like this to devel at or file a ticket in
our bug tracker.


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