Subject: bin/4199: Tar reads file input incorrectly
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 10/01/1997 14:15:16
>Number:         4199
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       Tar reads file list incorrectly when file name contains backslashes
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    bin-bug-people (Utility Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Wed Oct  1 11:20:01 1997
>Originator:     D'Arcy J.M. Cain
D'Arcy J.M. Cain <darcy@{druid|vex}.net>   |  Democracy is three wolves                |  and a sheep voting on
+1 416 424 2871     (DoD#0082)    (eNTP)   |  what's for dinner.
>Release:        NetBSD-current 19970930
System: NetBSD 1.2G NetBSD 1.2G (DRUID) #1: Tue Sep 30 11:02:12 EDT 1997 i386

	If you give the -T option to tar and one of the files in the
	list has a backslash, the tar operation stops without an error.
	Create files called a, b, c:\test1\test2 and x run the command
	"ls -cvf /tmp/t.tar -T -" and note that only the first two files
	get into the archive.