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Re: tar extract changed since netbsd-8? (extracting sets over running system)

On Wed, Nov 13, 2019 at 10:24:21PM -0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> I don't want processes to die of fail to start because I am extracting
> a tar file and I happen to be overwriting libc. It just does not
> need to happen and it did not happen before.

This argument is plainly false. It was never safe to do, especially when
a library changes in incompatible ways. /bin/ls depending on a new
system call and the extract hasn't reached /lib/ yet? Boom.


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