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Re: [Bug-tar] --append combined with --listed-incremental?

From: Nathan Stratton Treadway
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] --append combined with --listed-incremental?
Date: Sat, 21 Sep 2013 18:47:18 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Sat, Sep 21, 2013 at 17:09:09 -0400, Nathan Stratton Treadway wrote:
> I notice in --appened mode, the --listed-incremental option is accepted
> but seems to be completely ignored.
> Would it make sense to add this combination of options to the list of
> USAGE_ERRORs at the bottom of tar.c:decode_options() ?

(More precisely, it looks like read_directory_file() is only called in
--create and --diff modes, so presumably "--listed-incremental" should
only be allowed in combination with one of those.)

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