app-arch/tar: Patch in a fix for --hole-detection=raw

This enables us to use tar to "sparsify" using tar when portage
creates binary packages and can end up saving us some space on the

I attempted to upstream this patch to tar both by uploading it to
Savannah [1] and by posting it to their lists [2]. Apparently folks
are too busy, but maybe it'll land eventually.


TEST=Create/extract an archive with --hole-detection=raw

Change-Id: I81117c3da3fefbb2a4782b75583fce5bdab1f6f3
Reviewed-by: Shuhei Takahashi <>
Commit-Queue: Douglas Anderson <>
Tested-by: Douglas Anderson <>
Reviewed-by: Raul Rangel <>
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