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Re: [Bug-tar] -A/catenate/concatenate with -g/listed-incremental: stat n

From: Sergey Poznyakoff
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] -A/catenate/concatenate with -g/listed-incremental: stat no such file or directory
Date: Sun, 29 Nov 2015 21:16:46 +0200

Hi Alex,

> Looks like this fix is incomplete - it works for removed directory, but
> not for renamed one (tested on 1.28 with your patch):

Indeed.  Thanks for reporting.  I pushed a fix.
> P.S. Also, I'm not sure is this will be considered a bug, but `tar t` for
> concatenated incremental archives show files which won't be unpacked
> (which was removed/renamed in concatenated incremental part).

Yes, of course.  It's not a bug.  There's no other way to list tar
archives (short of reading the entire content into the memory, applying
each incremental operation sequentionally and outputting the result at
the end, which is obviously inacceptable).


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