Bug 1381187 - tar 1.29 broke --exclude
Summary: tar 1.29 broke --exclude
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1337864
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: tar
Version: 25
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Pavel Raiskup
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-10-03 10:59 UTC by Kamil Páral
Modified: 2016-10-03 11:27 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2016-10-03 11:27:28 UTC
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Description Kamil Páral 2016-10-03 10:59:33 UTC
Description of problem:

With tar-2:1.28-7.fc24:

$ tar cvf test.tar /home/kparal/.thumbnails --exclude .thumbnails

With tar-2:1.29-1.fc25:

$ tar cvf test.tar /home/kparal/.thumbnails --exclude .thumbnails
tar: Removing leading `/' from member names

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
tested on F25 system (downgraded tar to .fc24 package to verify it was working before)

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. see description

Comment 1 Pavel Raiskup 2016-10-03 11:27:28 UTC
Thanks for the report, but unfortunately, this is expected change.  For more
info, have a look at:
info tar -n "Position-Sensitive Options"

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1337864 ***

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