Re: copy to ../ from archive

Hi Oswald,

On Tue, 2004-11-09 at 19:08, Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> until recently i could enter a tar.gz and copy the contained direcory to
> .., thus simply extracting it in the directory the tar lives in ... now
> ... well, i can't anymore.

Well, actually you still can. If you leave "preserve attributes" checked
you get a warning that the file cannot be chmod. It has however been
copied. If you uncheck the "preserve attributes" check box you won't get
this warning.

I'm looking into this, but if you can come up with a fix yourself you're


mount -t life -o ro /dev/dna /genetic/research

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