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Re: git archive generates tar with malformed pax extended attribute

On Fri, 24 May 2019 at 10:13, Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> It's possible Git is doing the wrong thing on the writing side, but
> given that newer versions of bsdtar handle it fine, I'd guess that the
> old one simply had problems consuming poorly formed symlink filenames.

I agree that the reader should be able to handle it best-effort.
Especially given both bsdtar and gnutar seem to not choke on it. I
mentioned go's archive/tar chokes on it, so reported that issue