[BusyBox] did that patch to "tar" ever make it in?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at mindspring.com
Sat Aug 13 16:29:30 UTC 2005

On Sat, 13 Aug 2005, Rob Landley wrote:

> On Saturday 13 August 2005 04:13, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >   i'm just about to check the latest revision but, if someone
> > wants to save me the trouble, was "tar" ever patched to handle
> > recursive extractions of entire directories yet?  thanks.

> Which patch?  (10882 affected tar but I believe that was figuring
> out if an archive ended early.)
> If it isn't in 1.1, it isn't in 1.0.  Otherwise, point me at the SVN
> number...

i don't think it was officially submitted, the patch was just posted
on this list a while back.  i'll track it down -- it had to do with
the fact that, if you selected a directory to extract, it did not
extract recursively.  now, where did i put that ...


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