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commit 542f645bc226bca275a852afa24dc48f73074ca0
parent ce145a39a75052fc5b8014b3409cc79b9c812421
Author: sin <sin@2f30.org>
Date:   Tue Apr 21 09:15:13 +0100

Convert chown() failure to a warning in tar(1)

This particular change does not have any immediate shortcomings.
We still print a warning to alert the user.

Exiting on a chown() failure caused problems when untarring
inside a restricted user namespace on Linux where the uid/gid
mappings were limited.

Diffstat:
tar.c | 2+-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
diff --git a/tar.c b/tar.c @@ -242,7 +242,7 @@ unarchive(char *fname, ssize_t l, char b[BLKSIZ]) if ((gid = strtol(h->gid, &p, 8)) < 0 || *p != '\0') eprintf("strtol %s: invalid number\n", h->gid); if (!getuid() && chown(fname, uid, gid)) - eprintf("chown %s:", fname); + weprintf("chown %s:", fname); for (; l > 0; l -= BLKSIZ) { if (fread(b, BLKSIZ, 1, tarfile) != 1)