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Re: [Bug-tar] hard link extraction

From: Dustin J. Mitchell
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] hard link extraction
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2007 10:00:09 -0500

On 10/23/07, Sergey Poznyakoff <address@hidden> wrote:
> There is no such option currently, but it seems like a good idea to have
> one. Enclosed is a patch that implements it (the corresponding option name
> is --hard-dereference). Please let me know if it helps you.

Yes, absolutely -- thanks!  (I haven't tried it, but the patch is
pretty self-explanatory).

We'll add a test for this feature, and use it where available, once a
version of tar has been released that supports it.


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