Possible tar version 1.23-1 --remove-files bug.
Thu Aug 26 16:52:00 GMT 2010
Yes, sorry, I tried to send an email waving everyone off. I did not
have available a linux machine with the same version until this
morning, when I downloaded and compiled the 1.23 and found it existed
as well there. I have re-posted to tar-bug list and await their
On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 9:50 AM, Eric Blake <email@example.com> wrote:
> 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
>> 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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