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Re: Tar extract behaviour changed

On Tue, Oct 22, 2019 at 08:00:35PM +0200, Christian Groessler wrote:
> "tar" had an option to delete files which it is about to extract before
> extraction. Wouldn't this solve the "symlink" issue at hand? What am I
> missing?

See the SECURITY section in the man page. Both -U and -P are ways to
dealing with this, but with different end result.


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