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Re: Tar extract behaviour changed
On Mon, Oct 21, 2019 at 06:29:18AM -0700, Hisashi T Fujinaka wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Oct 2019, Martin Husemann wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 21, 2019 at 11:54:44AM +0200, J. Hannken-Illjes wrote:
> > > Somewhere between Netbsd-8 and NetBSD-9 "tar" changed its behaviour
> > > when it has to extract a directory and the path exists as a symlink.
> > I still believe it should be fixed, but J?rg disagrees. You need to use -P
> > now. See PR 54467.
> Yeah it's a real pain in my you-know-what. Is it Joerg vs everyone else?
It is NetBSD pax vs every pretty much any maintained tar implementation.
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