cvs commit: src/usr.sbin/pkg_install/lib url.c
tim at kientzle.com
Thu Mar 8 07:21:12 UTC 2007
>>>... GNU tar(1) implied the
>>>-p option for root, but BSD tar(1) doesn't do that.
>>Hmmm... This might actually be considered a bsdtar bug.
>>I'll look into it.
>That behavior of BSD tar(1) surprised me, to be honest.
Now I'm confused. Why were you surprised by this?
According to some notes I have from June 2004, FreeBSD's
version of GNU tar didn't assert -p by default for root.
(That's why bsdtar already implements --no-same-permissions
as an undocumented no-op.)
I believe this was a local variation from the "official"
GNU tar sources, though I don't yet know when that was done.
Time for some CVS archeology, I think.
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