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
> 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
<https://code.google.com/p/libarchive/issues/detail?id=104>, which if
I understand correctly was fixed in libarchive 3.0.2. NetBSD 6 uses a
> 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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