Author taleinat
Recipients Jonathan Hsu, Manjusaka, dtamuc, python-dev, taleinat
Date 2020-09-18.21:00:58
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GNU tar (v1.30, Ubuntu 20.04) does indeed overwrite files with symlinks upon extracting, while both `ln -s` and `os.symlink` do not. Therefore I agree that the appropriate behavior would seem to be to overwrite this way, as in the attached PR.
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