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Re: BUG #4883: tar xf fails on NFS4 mounts

From: Greg Stark <gsstark(at)mit(dot)edu>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: ajmcello <ajmcello78(at)gmail(dot)com>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #4883: tar xf fails on NFS4 mounts
Date: 2009-06-26 01:19:57
Message-ID: 407d949e0906251819q3c1e8ee9vcfbf35a4a0a03511@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 1:44 AM, Tom Lane<tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
>  Maybe putting "o" into the options in doc/Makefile is a good
> idea.

I wonder why we have tarballs inside of tarballs. Why not just have
the files directly in a subdirectory of the install tarball already?

> I'm wondering why we've not had complaints before, though.

On a local filesystem tar will happily restore the user even if
there's no userid 258 in /etc/passwd. Presumably the file we
eventually install does get the right owner along the way anyways.

-- 
greg
http://mit.edu/~gsstark/resume.pdf

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