Subject: old tar's exclude and exclude-from broken?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
Date: 03/29/2002 08:27:22
I've read a bunch of postings that indicate that some versions of GNU tar
are broken in regards to --exclude and --exclude-from.
For example, --exclude "*.c" still archives .c files.
The problem is fixed in recent versions (like 1.13.17).
Is there any plan to update this? Should I send-pr it?
Jeremy C. Reed