Bug 43187 - untar does not create symlinks
Summary: untar does not create symlinks
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 19252
Alias: None
Product: Ant
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Core tasks (show other bugs)
Version: 1.7.0
Hardware: Other other
: P2 major with 1 vote (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ant Notifications List
Depends on:
Reported: 2007-08-22 08:58 UTC by Marius Scurtescu
Modified: 2008-09-04 06:26 UTC (History)
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Description Marius Scurtescu 2007-08-22 08:58:13 UTC
If you run an Ant script on an OS that supports symlinks and you untar an
archive that contains symlinks you would expect those links to be created
properly. Currently empty files will be created instead.

This is somewhat related to bug 40059.
Comment 1 Stefan Bodewig 2008-09-04 06:26:26 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 19252 ***