Unzip fails to manage symlinked files

Bug #1230233 reported by Federico Fuga on 2013-09-25
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Bug Description

As shown in this thread: http://git.661346.n2.nabble.com/quot-git-archive-quot-seems-to-be-broken-wrt-zip-files-td6780039.html
unzip fails to manage zip archive containing symlinks. The following patch solves this issue (tested on the same environment where the bug triggers)

Os: XUbunutu 13.10

Index: unzip-6.0/process.c
===================================================================
--- unzip-6.0.orig/process.c 2013-09-25 13:33:27.000000000 +0200
+++ unzip-6.0/process.c 2013-09-25 13:36:55.120183367 +0200
@@ -1758,6 +1758,12 @@
         = (G.crec.general_purpose_bit_flag & (1 << 11)) == (1 << 11);
 #endif

+#ifdef SYMLINKS
+ /* Initialize the symlink flag, may be set by the platform-specific
+ mapattr function. */
+ G.pInfo->symlink = 0;
+#endif
+
     return PK_COOL;

 } /* end function process_cdir_file_hdr() */

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.04
Package: unzip 6.0-8ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.8.0-30.44-generic 3.8.13.6
Uname: Linux 3.8.13.6 x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia wl
ApportVersion: 2.9.2-0ubuntu8.3
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Sep 25 13:46:39 2013
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-02-05 (231 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Release amd64 (20121017.1)
MarkForUpload: True
SourcePackage: unzip
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to raring on 2013-04-30 (147 days ago)

Federico Fuga (fuga) wrote :

The attachment "Fixes symlink handling" seems to be a patch. If it isn't, please remove the "patch" flag from the attachment, remove the "patch" tag, and if you are a member of the ~ubuntu-reviewers, unsubscribe the team.

[This is an automated message performed by a Launchpad user owned by ~brian-murray, for any issues please contact him.]

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