tar-1.26 not unpacking archives with symlinks?

Mike Frysinger vapier at gentoo.org
Wed Mar 14 02:44:38 UTC 2012

On Tuesday 13 March 2012 17:40:38 Natanael Copa wrote:
> I have seen this too and it only happens when the symlink is extracted
> before the file it points to.
> To reproduce:
>   touch myfile
>   ln -s myfile mylink
>   tar -cf testcase1.tar mylink myfile

i vaguely recall seeing this before and the issue came down to tar not 
detecting the right features.  might want to compare the config.log output 
between glibc and uclibc to see how they differ.
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