bug in cygwin tar reading unexpected input(s)...
L A Walsh
Sat Jun 19 11:34:19 GMT 2021
On 2021/06/16 10:22, Achim Gratz wrote:
> L A Walsh writes:
>> Tar'ing up a windows dir (ProgData) had some unexected failures
>> of the sort:
>> tar: Dbgview: Warning: Cannot llistxattrat: No such file or director,
>> Where the item listed (Dbgview, ...) is a windows symlink like:
>> 2019/02/07 22:53 <SYMLINK> Dbgview [SI\Dbgview.exe],
>> and stems from the use of the --xattrs switch.
> Hmm. Looks like some of the symlink / attrs content is taking a route
> that doesn't deal correctly with '\' as a path separator. Which isn't
> too terribly surprising in a way, but it would still be useful to find
> out where. Can you run (a pared down) example in strace and show the
Interesting diagnosis. Won't know if I can do so until I've tried.
Should be _able_ to setup a test case, will have to try it and see.
Thanks for the exact diagnosis of what's needed, and next step! :-)
Will try to get to it, but am trying to deal with other problems at
the same time (one of which was the one that had me do full backups)...
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