bugGNU tar - Bugs: bug #60002, --to-command creates empty...


bug #60002: --to-command creates empty directory tree

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Submitted:  Thu 04 Feb 2021 12:47:26 PM UTC
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
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Open/Closed:  Closed
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Thu 04 Feb 2021 02:58:43 PM UTC, comment #1: 
Sergey Poznyakoff <gray>
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Thu 04 Feb 2021 12:47:26 PM UTC, original submission:  

`tar -x --to-command $command` creates an empty directory tree since version 1.33 - in contrast, version 1.32 only piped the files to $command and kept the filesystem as-is.

A similar issue seems to happen for --to-stdout - see https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/69373



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