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The `paxutils' packages is an attempt to merge `cpio' with `tar' and add support for the related 'pax' commmand and format required by POSIX. It isn't production quality yet: only test versions are available. The current stable versions of 'cpio' and 'tar' are separately maintained, but the goal is to integrate them into 'paxutils.'


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Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package


Download version 2.4h (beta)
released on 17 June 1999


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GPLv2Janet Casey25 July 2001

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Sergey Poznyakoff Maintainer
See the AUTHORS and THANKS files in the distribution for complete list Contributor
Paul Eggert Maintainer

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 23 May 2005.


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