Install older .RUN and .BIN archives in Linux

By | May 7, 2010

When running older .RUN and .BIN archives in Linux, you might get the following (or a similar) error:

Verifying archive integrity…tail: cannot open `+6′ for reading: No such file or directory
Error in check sums 1237260170 2341625838

The solution is to make the installer believe it’s being run on an older version of GNU/Linux. Open a Terminal and paste this:

export _POSIX2_VERSION=199209

Install the archive, then delete the above ENV variable:


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