Script for managing file archives
atool manages file archives (tar, tar+gzip, zip, etc). 'aunpack' extracts files from an archive, andt overcomes the dreaded "multiple files in archive root" problem by first extracting to a unique subdirectory, and then moving back the files if possible. aunpack also prevents local files from being overwritten by mistake. Other commands provided are apack (for creating archives), als (for listing files in archives), and acat (for extracting files to stdout).
released on 2 April 2012
26 April 2001
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|Required to use||Perl 5.004 (or later)|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 April 2018.
0.39.0 stable released 2012-04-02
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