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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: Sun, 20 Nov 2016 18:54:16 -0500

On Sun, 20 Nov 2016 09:27:27 +0200
Sergey Poznyakoff <address@hidden> wrote:

> Neal P. Murphy <address@hidden> ha escrit:
> > Wait. Do I have to explicitly specify every dir in each file's path
> > when selecting a subset of files in a tarball?
> Judging by the question, the following link might be of interest to you:
>   http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-tar/2016-09/msg00019.html

Ah. That was the other thing I began to suspect.

Is this new-ish behaviour? I don't recall [some earlier version of] tar doing 
this. Or did those earlier versions just happen to do what was expected?

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