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Re: [Bug-tar] --files-from and --same-permissions

From: Neal P. Murphy
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] --files-from and --same-permissions
Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2016 20:16:57 -0500

Wait. Do I have to explicitly specify every dir in each file's path when 
selecting a subset of files in a tarball?

On Sat, 19 Nov 2016 19:57:14 -0500
"Neal P. Murphy" <address@hidden> wrote:

> tar v1.28. Just spent all day trying to figure out why tar refuses to extract 
> files with the same permissions as in the tarball.
> In the tarball, ./tmp has mode 1777. Extracting the files as root with or 
> without option --same-permissions yields the desired result: the extracted 
> dir tmp has mode 1777.
> Alas, option -T (--files-from, used to get a list of files to restore from a 
> file) turns on --no-same-permissions. I've found no way around it; I think 
> it's a bug.
> In short, if I use -T to supply a list of files to restore from a file, tar 
> fails to correctly restore the files (in my case, it fails to restore the 
> correct mode).

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