tar xf foo -- how to restore symlink?
freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Fri Apr 20 13:25:01 UTC 2018
Gary Aitken <freebsd at dreamchaser.org> writes:
> Unfortunately, I'm not in control of generating the archive or the way
> it's fetched. It's fetched via the ports system. I'm going to punt on
> the project for now as I've got a better alternative.
Sounds like you aren't aware that our cpio(1) can extract tar files.
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