Bsdtar and archive torture tests

Garrett Wollman wollman at
Mon Sep 26 15:34:57 PDT 2005

<<On Mon, 26 Sep 2005 15:58:07 -0400, Ed Maste <emaste at> said:

> <C3><A0><C3><A0><C3><A0><C3><A0><C3><A0><C3><A0><C3><A0><C3><A0><C3><A0><C3><A0><C3><A0><C3><A0> to ../longfilenames/84<E0><E0><E0><E0><E0>

> as well as some other issues.  It appears that all of the "symlink
> target changed" cases have both a long name and some high-bit
> characters.

What is your locale set to?

POSIX pax interchange format, the default for bsdtar, requires file
names in archives to be represented in UTF-8.  <C3><A0>, when
interpreted as UTF-8, is the character U+00E0 (LATIN SMALL LETTER A


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