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Re: Tar extract behaviour changed

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?

Hisashi T Fujinaka -
BSEE + BSChem + BAEnglish + MSCS + $2.50 = coffee

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