tar's on DragonFly

Matthew Dillon dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Tue Mar 24 16:22:31 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

    Is pkgsrc using the system tar or the tar from /usr/pkg?  If the
    tar used is under pkgsrc's control then it needs to be patched
    in pkgsrc, I guess.

					Matthew Dillon 
					<dillon at backplane.com>

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