[BusyBox 0000849]: tar -p does not use user and group names

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Thu Feb 14 20:34:43 UTC 2008


A NOTE has been added to this issue. 
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http://busybox.net/bugs/view.php?id=849 
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Reported By:                ncopa
Assigned To:                BusyBox
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Project:                    BusyBox
Issue ID:                   849
Category:                   Other
Reproducibility:            always
Severity:                   feature
Priority:                   normal
Status:                     assigned
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Date Submitted:             04-25-2006 05:39 PDT
Last Modified:              02-14-2008 12:34 PST
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Summary:                    tar -p does not use user and group names
Description: 
tar -p will use the uid and gid recorded in tar file even if the user and
group names exists on system
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 vda - 02-14-08 12:34  
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I wonder whether the patch was ever tested... for one, this throws compile
error:

+       char *uid[8];
+       char *gid[8];

because it should be

+       char uid[8];
+       char gid[8]; 

Issue History 
Date Modified   Username       Field                    Change               
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04-25-06 05:39  ncopa          New Issue                                    
04-25-06 05:39  ncopa          Status                   new => assigned     
04-25-06 05:39  ncopa          Assigned To               => BusyBox         
04-25-06 05:46  ncopa          Issue Monitored: ncopa                       
04-26-06 07:07  donrong        Issue Monitored: donrong                     
02-14-08 12:34  vda            Note Added: 0004814                          
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