[New-bugs-announce] [issue31808] tarfile.extractall fails to overwrite symlinks

Frederic Beister report at bugs.python.org
Wed Oct 18 04:29:35 EDT 2017

New submission from Frederic Beister <frederic.beister at googlemail.com>:

The fix for https://bugs.python.org/issue10761 somehow didn't make it into 3.5 and later - I have the same behavior as described there in 3.5.1 and 3.6.1 (tested on Ubuntu 16.04)

components: Library (Lib)
messages: 304563
nosy: Frederic Beister
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: tarfile.extractall fails to overwrite symlinks
type: behavior
versions: Python 3.5, Python 3.6

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