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Re: new tar behavior and --wildcards

On Tue, 2006-06-27 at 15:31 +0200, Tim Dijkstra wrote:
> It is also bound to break numerous private scripts on peoples systems.
> And for no good reason, the default has been like this for years now,
> why change that? For the POSIX-pedantic people there is always the POSIX
> mode.

In that case just reverting the Debian change isn't the right way. If
you think that the change is wrong, then you should make upstream fix
it: changing behaviour of tar is one thing, but having different
behaviour of a basic tool like tar on different distros is very


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