[RTEMS Project] #2207: RTEMS tar does not overwrite.

RTEMS trac trac at rtems.org
Wed Dec 3 00:31:37 UTC 2014

#2207: RTEMS tar does not overwrite.
 Reporter:  chrisj       |      Owner:  chrisj
     Type:  enhancement  |     Status:  new
 Priority:  highest      |  Milestone:  4.11
Component:  misc         |    Version:  4.11
 Severity:  normal       |   Keywords:  tar
 A host tar by default will overwrite the contents of a directory. A sort
 of refresh. The RTEMS tar requires you remove the existing files rather
 than overwrite. This is dangerous because you have to remove files yet you
 do not know if the tar will be successful and moving and saving files
 assumes you know the contents of the tar file before hand.

 Tar should be changed to overwrite and so allow files to be refreshed.

 Consistence of files should be managed outside of tar via hashes or

Ticket URL: <http://devel.rtems.org/ticket/2207>
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