tar fails to expand simple tar.gz across junction point

P.Long T.A.N.S.T.A.A.F.L@comcast.net
Sun Dec 26 02:40:00 GMT 2010

On 2:59 PM, Steven Hartland wrote:
> We're seeing some strange behaviour with tar under cygwin
> when its start point is a disk mounted under a directory.
> uname -a
> CYGWIN_NT-6.1-WOW64 blade33 1.7.0(0.212/5/3) 2009-09-11 01:25 i686 Cygwin


have U tried a later version?  your version of Cygwin seems kind of old; 
*my* system is old, and i get
    CYGWIN_NT-6.1-WOW64 freesoft007 1.7.1(0.218/5/3) 2009-12-07 11:48 
i686 Cygwin


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