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Re: untarring symlinks with ../ fails randomly
Dan Grayson <dan <at> math.uiuc.edu> writes:
> Here is a patch to tar that fixes the problem by using mtime instead of ctime.
> Yes, it's not a problem with cygwin or tar, but I see no way for users to
> figure out, under Windows, which processes are changing the status of their
> diff -ur tar-1.25-copy/src/extract.c tar-1.25/src/extract.c
> --- tar-1.25-copy/src/extract.c 2010-11-01 15:34:59.000000000 -0500
> +++ tar-1.25/src/extract.c 2011-04-27 09:12:58.941555800 -0500
I ran your patch on tar-1.26 and it compiled just fine. With the new tar I have
no tar/untar problems on two Win7 Ult x64 PCs running up to date Cygwins.
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