[pacman-dev] [PATCH] makepkg: Fix xz extraction
dpmcgee at gmail.com
Tue Aug 4 13:35:23 EDT 2009
On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 12:23 PM, Xavier<shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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>>> pacman-dev at archlinux.org
>> 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?
We should always keep, this was probably an oversight when adding
direct decompression of non-tar formats. That way someone can very
easily see what source was copied in that directory both before and
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