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Re: tar won't extract all files when a file with exe extension precedes the same without extension inside the archive

On 7/12/2012 8:03 AM, Andrey Repin wrote:
Greetings, Steven Hartland!

There really is not much point in rehashing this again under a different

If you or anyone would like to offer patches which change the behavior
while keeping everyone happy about .exe handling
please do so.

Isn't the commit which changed the behaviour stored so where,
as this has worked fine in the past, so in theory it could be
just applied in reverse?

Reading comprehension is the skill you should train. Really.

Indeed Steven. Please review all the comments from this thread and the history of this change. While you view this as a bug, others view it as a feature. This is one area where Cygwin has to try to straddle the Windows and Linux worlds and there is no completely painless solution. There are multiple workarounds that have already been presented to you if this new behavior doesn't suit your needs. Or you can "wow" us all with your abilities to find a comprehensive solution that no one has found before.



A: Yes.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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