[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#565976: Bug#565976: squeeze: create an archive in a folder contained in a symbolic link records absolute paths

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Wed Jan 20 10:46:54 UTC 2010

Le 20/01/2010 10:55, Jeremy Lal a écrit :
> Package: squeeze
> Version: 0.2.3-8
> Severity: normal
> Let's say i have a folder : ~/test1/
> And ln -s /home/foo/test1 test2
> If i add a file to the archive taken from test2, the created archive contains absolute paths, like /home/foo/test2
> whereas if i compress in test1/, the created archive contains relative paths.
> This is more obvious when creating an archive from thunar context menu :
> in test2 : absolute paths
> in test1 : relative paths

Just to be sure, what is the behavior when using tar directly?


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