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Subject DO NOT REPLY [Bug 40059] Add method to explicitly define symlinks in <tar> task
Date Mon, 04 Jan 2010 12:32:11 GMT

--- Comment #4 from Mike Lehmann <> 2010-01-04 04:32:06 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #3)
> There is a workaround, which is you create the (hanging) symlink in the source
> filesystem pointing to the final destination, and then tar it using the native
> tar command, instead of the <tar> task. I've been using this when creating
> RPMs. It isn't x-platform though, only works on a unix system.

This is no work-around for us, because we work on Windows.

If I would have the experience of how the tar format looks like, I've already
would have done the change myself and maybe suggested a patch. Unfortunately, I
haven't that experience.

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