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Re: [Bug-tar] [Q] control symlink creation time in tar archive ?

From: Joerg Schilling
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] [Q] control symlink creation time in tar archive ?
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2004 18:20:08 +0100
User-agent: nail 11.2 8/15/04

Hidehiko Nitta <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hi, I have small question on the usage of gtar, so
> I appreciate it very much if you could reply me with
> some answer.
> I am trying to extract symlinks as symlink with same
> creation time as original from a tar archive. But, I always
> get the creation time updated to a time of extraction.
> Actually, I see a creation time is preserved in tar archive itself.
> Is there any way to realize this inside gtar or outside gtar
> after extraction on UNIX (Solaris) ?

You may use star -ctime in extract mode. This creates a time storm.


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