tar's on DragonFly

Hasso Tepper hasso at estpak.ee
Tue Mar 24 01:40:26 PDT 2009

Jordan Gordeev wrote:
> Solaris 10 has this exact behaviour - running 'tar' as root implies
> '-p'. AFAIK 'tar' is not standardized, so packages that rely on tar
> being GNU tar or some such are themselves broken.

Yeah, I already came into same conclusion as well. But ... Newer GNU tar 
behaves the same way, but have a command line switch to turn this 
behavior off (--no-same-permissions), our tar doesn't seem to have a way.

Hasso Tepper

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