René Scharfe wrote:
> Am 07.01.2013 09:52, schrieb Jonathan Nieder:

>> Hm.  Do some implementations of "unzip" not support symlinks, or is
>> the problem that some systems build Info-ZIP without the SYMLINKS
>> option?
> The unzip supplied with NetBSD 6.0.1, which is based on libarchive, doesn't
> support symlinks.  It creates a file with the link target path as its only
> content for such entries.

Ok, that makes sense.  A quick search finds
<>, which if
I understand correctly was fixed in libarchive 3.0.2.  NetBSD 6 uses a
patched 2.8.4.

> For the test script there is no difference: If we don't have a tool to
> verify symlinks in archives, we better skip that part.

Yeah, I just wanted to see if there were other parts of the world that
needed fixing while at it.  Thanks for explaining.

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