[pacman-dev] [PATCH] makepkg: Fix xz extraction

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Tue Aug 4 13:23:51 EDT 2009

On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 7:06 PM, Cedric Staniewski<cedric at gmx.ca> wrote:
> Xavier wrote:
>> But should we remove the symlink manually then?
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> I'm not sure. Always thought they are there on purpose (mostly used
> bsdtar), even though they are usually not needful.
> The current behaviors are:
> bsdtar          keeps symlinks
> gunzip          removes symlinks
> bunzip2         removes symlinks
> xz              keeps symlinks

Thank you, thats very informative :)
So we were already inconsistent before.
What about always keeping symlinks, ie adding -k to gunzip and bunzip2 as well?

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