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Re: busybox tar doesn't handle device files properly

On Thu, Nov 11, 1999 at 09:58:49AM -0700, Erik Andersen wrote:
> On Wed Nov 10, 1999 at 11:09:52PM -0700, Matt Porter wrote:
> > The new busybox tar seems to be dumping device files as regular zero length
> > files.  This causes some difficulty when trying to open /dev/console on
> > reboot of a freshly installed base system. :)
> > 
> > Erik, can you take a look at this?
> > 
> Oops, I thought I'd fixed that.  Hmm.  Expect a fix real soon.

I just checked in some working changes so it extracts them properly.

Matt Porter
This is Linux Country. On a quiet night, you can hear Windows reboot.

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