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GNU tar
Component programs tar,rmt  +
Computer languages C  +
Documentation note * [https://www.gnu.org/software/tar/manual/index.html online manual]
Full description GNU tar is an archiver that creates and haGNU tar is an archiver that creates and handles file archives in various formats. You can use tar to create file archives, to extract files from previously created archives, store additional files, or update or list files which were already stored. The program saves many files together into a single tape or disk archive, and can restore individual files from the archive. It includes multivolume support, the ability to archive sparse files, automatic archive compression/decompression, remote archives and special features that allow 'tar' to be used for incremental and full backups. The supported archive formats are: V7 tar, GNU, ustar and POSIX (also known as pax interchange format). GNU tar can also read and extract 'star' archives. Tar can direct its output to available devices, files, or other programs (using pipes); tar can even access remote devices or files (as archives).ess remote devices or files (as archives).
GNU package identifier tar  +
Homepage URL https://www.gnu.org/software/tar/  +
Interface command-line  +
Is GNU true  +
Keywords backup  + , administration  + , tar  + , file management  + , archiving  + , pax  + , V7  + , ustar  +
Last review by Genium +
Last review date 23 November 2013  +
License GPLv2 + , GPLv3orlater +
License verified by Kelly Hopkins  +
License verified date 10 March 2010  +
Name GNU tar  +
Real name Jeff Bailey  + , Paul Eggert  + , Sergey Poznyakoff  +
Related projects Info-ZIP- UnZip branch + , Paxutils + , S tar + , Z + , Dar + , Cpio + , Sharutils +
Resource URL http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/tar.git  + , http://mail.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-tar  + , http://mail.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/help-tar  +
Resource audience Developer  + , Bug Tracking  + , Support  +
Resource kind VCS Repository Webview  + , Bug Tracking Subscribe  + , Mailing List Info/Archive  +
Revisionid 20,001  +
Revisiontimestamp 23 November 2013 13:51:32  +
Revisionuser User:Genium +
Role Maintainer  +
Short description Creates tar archives  +
Submitted by Database conversion +
Submitted date 1 April 2011  +
System-administration backup  +
Use system-administration  +
User level none  +
VCS checkout command git clone git://git.savannah.gnu.org/tar.git  +
Version comment https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/tar/tar-1.27.1.tar.gz
Version date 17 November 2013  +
Version download https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/tar/tar-1.27.1.tar.gz  +
Version identifier 1.27.1  +
Version status stable  +
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Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 17 May 2014 01:59:31  +
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Has subobjectThis property is a special property in this wiki. GNU tar + , GNU tar + , GNU tar + , GNU tar + , GNU tar + , GNU tar + , GNU tar + , GNU tar + , GNU tar +
EmailThis property is a special property in this wiki. jbailey@nisa.net  + , eggert@CS.UCLA.EDU  + , gray@gnu.org.ua  +
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