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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@apache.org>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1659649 - in /commons/proper/compress/trunk/src: main/java/org/apache/commons/compress/archivers/tar/TarUtils.java test/java/org/apache/commons/compress/archivers/tar/TarUtilsTest.java test/resources/COMPRESS-178.tar
Date Sun, 15 Feb 2015 19:15:05 GMT
On 2015-02-15, sebb wrote:

> On 15 February 2015 at 18:45, Stefan Bodewig <bodewig@apache.org> wrote:
>> On 2015-02-15, sebb wrote:

>>> On 13 February 2015 at 19:12,  <bodewig@apache.org> wrote:
>>>> Author: bodewig
>>>> Date: Fri Feb 13 19:12:09 2015
>>>> New Revision: 1659649

>>>> URL: http://svn.apache.org/r1659649
>>>> Log:
>>>> python tarfile library seems to create embedded NULs, COMPRESS-301, unit
test to follow

>>> -1 (for the moment)

>>> I don't think we have proof that any tar libraries create such
>>> malformed tar files.

>> True.

>>> It seems wrong to allow this.

>> If command line tar accepts it, I think it would be good if we were more
>> lenient as well.

> Well yes, but I don't think we have proof of that either.

The original question of Stack Overflow said so, that's why I asked
Collin for the corrupted archive.  Give him a bit of time to react (and
me to revert), it's Sunday :-)

Stefan

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