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Bug 226917

Summary: get latest release (1.18 2007-06-29) ONLY GPLv3 !!
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: acount closed by user <a1459440>
Component: tarAssignee: Radek Brich <rbrich>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Ben Levenson <benl>
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Description acount closed by user 2007-02-02 00:38:21 UTC
1.16.1 is latest release.


Comment 1 Peter Vrabec 2007-02-02 09:46:22 UTC
yeah, I know 1.15-1 is old.

I work on 1.16-1 upgrade.
(it needs some spec file fixes like autoreconf in prep stage)

But we need to make sure 1.16-1 works with anaconda. And I got this response 
from anaconda maintainer( 
"I seet a potential problem: there are no entries for directories in
the generated archive, so anyone attempting to restore will have to
reset permissions and ownership by hand. This is bad. . ."

Comment 2 Peter Vrabec 2007-02-07 09:46:56 UTC
there is a upgrade candidate, which fix the problem in comment #1.

Comment 3 acount closed by user 2007-06-08 21:21:38 UTC
changelog tar-1.17 2007-06-08:

    *  Fix archivation of sparse files in posix mode. Previous versions padded
sparse members with spurious zero blocks.
    * Fix operation of --verify --listed-incremental. Version 1.16.1 produced a
full dump when both options were given.
    * Fix --occurence. In previous versions it continued scanning the archive
even though all requested members has already been extracted.
    * Scope of --transform and --strip-components options.

      In addition to affecting regular archive members, the --transform option
affects hard and symbolic link targets and the --strip-components option affects
hard link targets as well.
    * End-of-volume script can send the new volume name to tar by writing it to
the file descriptor stored in the environment variable TAR_FD (instead of
hard-coded descriptor number used in previous versions).

Comment 4 acount closed by user 2007-06-29 21:18:12 UTC
version 1.18 - Sergey Poznyakoff, 2007-06-29

* Licensed under the GPLv3

* Fixed several bugs in the testsuite

Comment 5 Radek Brich 2007-07-02 08:48:51 UTC
1.17 now built in devel

I hope it won't break other packages. Issue from comment #1 seems to be resolved
and I also created patch for wildcards bug #206841.

In 1.18, there really are no significant changes, just the GPLv3 thing.