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

Aaron Schneider notstop@users.sourceforge.net
Wed Jul 11 20:51:00 GMT 2012

$ touch myfile myfile.exe

$ tar -cvf mytar.tar myfile.exe myfile

$ tar -xvf mytar.tar

Only myfile will be written to the filesystem

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