On Sun, Apr 8, 2018 at 12:34 PM, Jim Meyering <j...@meyering.net> wrote: > On Sun, Apr 8, 2018 at 11:16 AM, Jim Meyering <j...@meyering.net> wrote: >> On Sun, Apr 8, 2018 at 1:53 AM, Sergey Poznyakoff <g...@gnu.org.ua> wrote: > ... >> I see what you mean. So how would you like a NAME of "a.tar.tar" to be >> treated? Seems wrong to remove the second .tar suffix. How about this >> change, to make it remove ".tar" only if the just-stripped suffix is >> not also ".tar"? > > After writing that, I realized that perhaps we should treat a name > like "foo.tar.tgz" (whose final suffix begins with ".t") like > "foo.tar.tar", i.e., in preserving the nested ".tar" component. WDYT?
Along those lines, here's a revised patch:
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