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Re: Bug in pax affecting syspkgs

On Wed, 13 May 2009, Lloyd Parkes wrote:
> The mtree specs that we use for sets and syspkgs only have 
> complete meta information for the first hard link to a file.

This problem was fixed in -current several weeks ago.  Please do not
base your work on netbsd-5 or any other release; base it on -current.

> I guess that means that there are two bugs on our pax. 1) We should
> store the right information in the archive, and 2) we shouldn't update
> the file's meta information when we are creating a hard link to it.
> I'll file a PR.

PR 24457, filed about 5 years ago.

--apb (Alan Barrett)

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