#17 tar does not release files on error

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2004-12-17
2004-12-17
No

The tar command does not release the locks to files
when it dies on an error. In my personal case, the
tarball I was making filled all the free space on my
hard drive. I had to log out and log back in in order
to delete it and get back to work.

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