Author Scott.Leerssen
Recipients Scott.Leerssen, lars.gustaebel, srid
Date 2011-04-26.21:20:13
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I just hit the same issue.  This seems to work:


Modified:Lib/tarfile.py
===================================================================
---Lib/tarfile.py	2011-04-26 20:36:33 UTC (rev 49502)
+++Lib/tarfile.py	2011-04-26 21:01:24 UTC (rev 49503)
@@ -2239,6 +2239,8 @@
        if hasattr(os, "symlink") and hasattr(os, "link"):
            # For systems that support symbolic and hard links.
            if tarinfo.issym():
+                if os.path.exists(targetpath):
+                    os.unlink(targetpath)
                os.symlink(tarinfo.linkname, targetpath)
            else:
                # See extract().
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