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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: PaxHeaders folder is missing upgrade from 1.8.2 to 1.10.9
Date Fri, 29 Jan 2021 14:04:52 GMT
On 2021-01-29, S Abirami wrote:

> Our untar task will just untar *.so file and  *.dll file inside gzip and tar.gz.
> We didn't store anything inside a PaxHeader folder.

The tool you used to create the tar archive stored "something". Some tar
tools create PAX headers even if they are technically not required.

> Just to confirm the PaxHeader missing is expected in Ant build of
> 1.10.9 version or we are missing anything.

That you've seen PaxHeaders folders in 1.8.2 is an artifact to Ant not
understanding PAX Headers. Now it does and it knows these are no real

You still get the contents the creating archiver has put into the tar -
you no longer get additional files that have never been part of the tar
in the first place.


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