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From Torsten Curdt <tcu...@vafer.org>
Subject Re: [compress] TarArchiveEntry and Windows drive letter
Date Sun, 28 Jan 2018 12:17:48 GMT
> > This is what I suggested. Change the meaning of "preserveLeadingSlashes"
> > to "preserveAbsolutePath" and use it to keep the drive letter on
> > Windows.
> >
> > The current code will always strip the drive letter spec.
>
> In that case, I agree with you.
>
> Also as a name,  'preserveLeadingSlashes' only makes sense on a unix
> system, and it describes the processing rather than the functionality.
>

I guess that could be a reasonable compromise - and certainly much clearer
from an API point of view.

cheers,
Torsten

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