On Thu, 3 Jul 2003, Fred Wright wrote:
> Hmm. I thought tar was supposed to handle hardlinks correctly.
Apparently not when you use the -O option to extract individual files...
> You don't say what the symptom is. Complete zap of the date/time?
Yes, sorry - it was thoroughly discussed on the Soekris list some time
ago, so I presumed everybody knew that. ;)
> I suspect what happened is this:
Yep, I think that's exactly what happens. AFAIK the date/time writeback
stuff was modified quite a bit for 5.x; those changes haven't been MFC'd,
though. I guess we'll just live with this little fix - it's not the only
kernel patch we use in m0n0wall anyway. ;)