tar tests

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Sun May 7 12:45:35 PDT 2006

On 5/6/06, Vladimir A. Pavlov <pv4 at bk.ru> wrote:
> Tar testsuite assumes that readdir() returns file names in the order
> they are created in but this was wrong for me (linux- The
> possible test failure should be noticed in the book, shouldn't it?
> Also I found this link:
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-tar/2005-07/msg00000.html

That patch fixes up the errors?  That's good.  I've never gotten that
error before, so I'll have to trust you.

Archaic, the fix is in upstream, and it's really simple.

sed -i 's/tar xfv.*/& | sort/' tests/pipe.at


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