tar's on DragonFly

Hasso Tepper hasso at estpak.ee
Tue Mar 24 00:02:43 PDT 2009

For some unknown reason both libarchive tar and gtar are broken on 
DragonFly - they are preserving permissions of extracted files (like in 
case of -p) if executed by root.

It doesn't seem to affect a lot of cases (you rarely run tar as root etc), 
but breaks hell a lot of pkgsrc packages.

Hasso Tepper

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