Bug 510714 - tar does not interpret --no-wildcards option right
tar does not interpret --no-wildcards option right
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: tar (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ondrej Vasik
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Blocks: 456141 578522
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Reported: 2009-07-10 08:29 EDT by Daniel Novotny
Modified: 2010-03-31 10:23 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-03-30 04:19:09 EDT
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Description Daniel Novotny 2009-07-10 08:29:16 EDT
Description of problem:
tar interpret wildcards in the files it has to extract, even if the --no-wildcards option is used

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. touch with_wildcards\[abc\]
2. tar -cf wild.tar with_wildcards\[abc\]
3. tar --no-wildcards -xf wild.tar with_wildcards[abc]
Actual results:
tar: with_wildcards[abc]: Not found in archive
tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors

Expected results:
extract the file

Additional info:
the error is not present in newer versions of tar, i.e. in current Fedora this works
Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2010-03-30 04:19:09 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
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