On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 18:42:14 -0400, Nick Sabalausky wrote:
> Creating a subdirectory with the same name as the archive is the job
> of an extracting tool. Archives with a redundant internal directory
> are annoying.

Maybe in a perfect world. We do not live in such a place (especially
since tools don't flag 'tarbombs' as anything different). Either way,
get a flag added to tar for such a thing and maybe folks wouldn't care
so much about tarbombs anymore.


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