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GNU cpio

https://www.gnu.org/software/cpio/
Archiver that handles various types of cpio and tar archives

Cpio copies files into or out of a cpio or tar archive. The archive can be another file on the disk, a magnetic tape, or a pipe. GNU cpio supports the following archive formats: binary, old ASCII, new ASCII, crc, HPUX binary, HPUX old ASCII, old tar, and POSIX.1 tar. The tar format is provided for compatibility with the tar program. By default, cpio creates binary format archives for compatibility with older cpio programs. When extracting from archives, cpio automatically recognizes which kind of archive it is reading and can read archives created on machines with a different byte-order.

Documentation

User reference included; User reference manual available in Texinfo, DVI, PostScript, HTML, and plaintext formats from http://www.gnu.org/software/cpio/manual/index.html

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Download

http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/cpio/cpio-2.12.tar.bz2

version 2.12 (stable)
released on 12 September 2015



User level

Intermediate


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Licensing

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License:GPLv3orlaterKelly Hopkins10 March 2010



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Sergey Poznyakoff Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/cpio.git
Bug reportsE-mailmailto:bug-cpio@gnu.org
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/cpio
Savannah (Ref)Bug Trackinghttps://savannah.gnu.org/projects/cpio


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to buildlibc6

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 February 2018.



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