Fedora 20 Update: tar-1.26-31.fc20

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Fedora Update Notification
2014-04-03 03:06:28

Name        : tar
Product     : Fedora 20
Version     : 1.26
Release     : 31.fc20
URL         : http://www.gnu.org/software/tar/
Summary     : A GNU file archiving program
Description :
The GNU tar program saves many files together in one archive and can
restore individual files (or all of the files) from that archive. Tar
can also be used to add supplemental files to an archive and to update
or list files in the archive. Tar includes multivolume support,
automatic archive compression/decompression, the ability to perform
remote archives, and the ability to perform incremental and full

If you want to use tar for remote backups, you also need to install
the rmt package on the remote box.

Update Information:

Several bugs fixed, crashes, etc.  For more info please look at particular BZ number.

* Tue Apr  1 2014 Pavel Raiskup <praiskup at redhat.com> - 1.26-31
- document --exclude mistakes (#903666)
- fix default ACLs propagation (#1082603)
- infinite loop(s) in sparse-file handling (#1082608)
- fix listing (and --verify) for big sparse files (#916995)
- fix --list & --verify segfault (#986895)
* Thu Dec 12 2013 Pavel Raiskup <praiskup at redhat.com> - 1.26-30
- don't add git-hashes to patches
- fix --compare with --listed-incremental (#1040702)

  [ 1 ] Bug #903666 - tar man page does not explain PATTERN format of excludes
  [ 2 ] Bug #1082603 - Default ACLs should not be blindly inherited from parent directory during extraction
  [ 3 ] Bug #1082608 - Infinite loop during sparse-file archivation and archive comparison (containing sparse files)
  [ 4 ] Bug #916995 - Tar is unable to list pax archive containing sparse file of effective size >8GB
  [ 5 ] Bug #977807 - [abrt] tar-1.26-12.fc18: set_next_block_after: Process /usr/bin/tar was killed by signal 6 (SIGABRT)

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use
su -c 'yum update tar' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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