tar 1.33 symlinks : Cannot change mode to...

Marco Atzeri marco.atzeri@gmail.com
Sat Jan 30 15:11:45 GMT 2021

On 30.01.2021 15:58, Michael Soegtrop via Cygwin wrote:
> Dear Cygwin Team,
> is there an update on this? Apparently tar is broken on Cygwin 32 since 
> the latest update (it works fine on 64 bit Cygwin) and afaik there is no 
> way to install specific package versions from the command line as would 
> be possible via the Setup UI, so I can't easily roll back to the 
> previous version of tar. IMHO this is a very severe issue - tar is 
> ubiquitous.
> Best regards,
> Michael

have you tried the Cygwin snapshot as suggested in:



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