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Re: bin/26148: tar(1) issues, inconsistencies with GNU tar
The following reply was made to PR bin/26148; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Cc: gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost, netbsd-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: bin/26148: tar(1) issues, inconsistencies with GNU tar
Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2009 05:52:12 +0000
On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 05:30:05AM +0000, Matthew Mondor wrote:
>> I dunno, the behavior described sounds like a bug. Does it still occur?
> I just tried the following which appears to show that it actually was
> fixed. The default is still not to follow symbolic links as per the
> man page however, and I also tested extracting with -h and the same
> proper behavior was observed. This thus probably was another bug
> specifically related to overwriting symbolic links with directories
> which was fixed since.
Yeah, that sounds about right. Thanks for checking :-)
David A. Holland
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