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|Full description=Star is a very fast, POSIX-compliant tar archiver. It saves many files together into a single tape or disk archive, and can restore individual files from the archive. It includes command line interfaces for "tar", "Sun-Tar", "cpio", "pax", and "gnutar". It includes a FIFO for speed, a pattern matcher, multi-volume support, the ability to archive sparse files and ACLs, the ability to archive extended file flags, automatic archive format detection, automatic byte order recognition, automatic archive compression/decompression, remote archives, and special features that let it be used for full and incremental backups. It includes the only known platform independent "rmt" server program.
 
|Full description=Star is a very fast, POSIX-compliant tar archiver. It saves many files together into a single tape or disk archive, and can restore individual files from the archive. It includes command line interfaces for "tar", "Sun-Tar", "cpio", "pax", and "gnutar". It includes a FIFO for speed, a pattern matcher, multi-volume support, the ability to archive sparse files and ACLs, the ability to archive extended file flags, automatic archive format detection, automatic byte order recognition, automatic archive compression/decompression, remote archives, and special features that let it be used for full and incremental backups. It includes the only known platform independent "rmt" server program.
 
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|Status=Live
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|Component programs=
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|Homepage URL=http://www.fokus.gmd.de/research/cc/glone/employees/joerg.schilling/private/star.html
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|VCS checkout command=
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|Computer languages=C
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|Documentation note=
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|Paid support=
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|IRC help=
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|IRC general=
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|IRC development=
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|Related projects=GNU_tar,Cpio
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|Keywords=Compression,decompression,backup,restore,archive,tar,cpio,pax,RMT,ACL,Sun-Tar,gnutar,pattern matcher,sparse files,extended file flag,format detection,byte order recognition
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|Is GNU=n
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|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Last review date=2005-08-02
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=1.4.3
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|Version identifier=1.5a64
|Version date=2003-02-17
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|Version date=2005-08-02
|Version status=stable
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|Version status=developmental
|Version download=ftp://ftp.berlios.de/pub/star/star-1.4.3.tar.gz
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|Version download=
 
|License verified date=2004-10-06
 
|License verified date=2004-10-06
|Version comment=1.4.3 stable released 2003-02-17
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|Version comment=1.5a64 devel released 2005-08-02
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{{Person
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|Role=Maintainer
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|Real name=Jörg Schilling
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|Email=schilling@fokus.fhg.de
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|Resource URL=
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
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|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
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|Resource URL=http://developer.berlios.de/bugs/?group_id=9
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource kind=Mailing List Info/Archive
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|Resource URL=http://lists.berlios.de/mailman/listinfo/star-developers
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|Resource audience=Support
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|Resource kind=Mailing List Info/Archive
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|Resource URL=http://lists.berlios.de/mailman/listinfo/star-users
 
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|Interface=command-line
 
|Interface=command-line
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|System-administration=backup
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Latest revision as of 10:59, 12 April 2011

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S tar

http://www.fokus.gmd.de/research/cc/glone/employees/joerg.schilling/private/star.html
Star is a very fast, POSIX-compliant tar archiver. It saves many files together into a single tape or disk archive, and can restore individual files from the archive. It includes command line interfaces for "tar", "Sun-Tar", "cpio", "pax", and "gnutar". It includes a FIFO for speed, a pattern matcher, multi-volume support, the ability to archive sparse files and ACLs, the ability to archive extended file flags, automatic archive format detection, automatic byte order recognition, automatic archive compression/decompression, remote archives, and special features that let it be used for full and incremental backups. It includes the only known platform independent "rmt" server program.


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version 1.5a64 (developmental)
released on 2 August 2005

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey6 October 2004



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
"Email schilling@fokus.fhg.de" Jörg Schilling Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.berlios.de/mailman/listinfo/star-developers
Support Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.berlios.de/mailman/listinfo/star-users
Bug Tracking VCS Repository Webview http://developer.berlios.de/bugs/?group_id=9


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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 2 August 2005.



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