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[Bug-tar] Re: tar 1.15.90 released

From: Matt McCutchen
Subject: [Bug-tar] Re: tar 1.15.90 released
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2006 20:55:49 -0500

On Wed, 2006-02-22 at 02:43 +0200, Sergey Poznyakoff wrote:
> There's nothing new here, you'd get the same behavior with tar 1.13.25
> (and even with 1.11) if any of your files happened to begin with -C.

OK, that's true.  I guess there may be some old programs that rely on
--files-from interpreting -C lines, so that behavior can stay, and
there's no reason not to add the other options.  Then perhaps there
could be a new option --literal-files-from that does not interpret
Matt McCutchen

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