[Distutils] bug in archive_util.unpack_archive ?

Godefroid Chapelle gotcha at bubblenet.be
Tue Nov 20 16:16:18 CET 2007

Godefroid Chapelle wrote:
> Hi,
> I think there is a bug in archive_util.unpack_archive.
> The following procedure has been tested with setuptools 0.6c7
> under MacOSX 10.4.10, Mac OSX 10.5.1 and Ubuntu 7.10

Python version was not very explicit in the message. The bug actually 
happens with 2.4 and not with 2.5.

We found out it is a bug in python tarfile module itself in 2.4,
  which seems to be fixed in 2.5.

Sorry for the noise,

(might be helpful through archives searches though :-S)

Godefroid Chapelle (aka __gotcha) http://bubblenet.be

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