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Bug 208358 - Tar update broke rpmbuild -t
Tar update broke rpmbuild -t
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 206841
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: tar (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Peter Vrabec
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2006-09-27 20:13 EDT by Adam Huffman
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2006-09-30 04:25:43 EDT
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Description Adam Huffman 2006-09-27 20:13:53 EDT
Description of problem:
I had been having trouble using rpmbuild to build RPMs from tarballs.
I tracked this down eventually to a change in behaviour in the new version of
tar.  Without setting TAR_OPTIONS to "--wildcards", the tarball is not extracted.

This change in behaviour should at least be documented.

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How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. rpmbuild -ta <tarball with .spec file inside)
Actual results:
rpmbuild fails because the tarball is not extracted

Expected results:
rpmbuild proceeds normally

Additional info:
The behaviour change is documented here:
Comment 1 Johan Kok 2006-09-30 04:25:43 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 206841 ***

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