Bug 52084 - create with --absolute-names, extract without -> hard links don't work
create with --absolute-names, extract without -> hard links don't work
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: tar (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2001-08-20 09:05 EDT by Jonathan Kamens
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:36 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-20 09:05:56 EDT
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fix the bug (660 bytes, patch)
2001-08-20 09:05 EDT, Jonathan Kamens
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Description Jonathan Kamens 2001-08-20 09:05:27 EDT
If you create a tar archive with --absolute-names and then extract it
without that option, any hard links in the tar archive won't be created
properly.  I'll attach a patch.
Comment 1 Jonathan Kamens 2001-08-20 09:05:51 EDT
Created attachment 28434 [details]
fix the bug
Comment 2 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-08-27 09:13:31 EDT
Thanks, added in 1.13.19-8
Comment 3 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-08-27 09:14:00 EDT
Typo. -6 of course.

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