Possible tar version 1.23-1 --remove-files bug.
Thu Aug 26 13:52:00 GMT 2010
On 08/25/2010 10:49 PM, Jeremy Warren wrote:
> I have duplicated the following behavior on 2 different machines
> CYGWIN_NT-5.2 1.7.6(0.230/5/3) 2010-08-16 16:06 i686 (Windows 2003 R2 Server)
> CYGWIN_NT-5.1 1.7.5(0.225/5/3) 2010-04-12 19:07 i686 (Windows XP Desktop)
> Both are running tar version 1.23-1 and the problem is 100%
> reproducible in my environment.
Have you also tested this on Linux? I've done very little in the way of
cygwin patches (mainly binary mode handling issues), so this is likely
an upstream regression that affects all platforms. Note: I haven't had
time to test it myself, yet.
> It appears from the release notes that some changes were made in
> 1.23-1 related to the --remove-files argument
> "** The --remove-files option removes files only if they were
> succesfully stored in the archive."
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