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Library for manipulating tar files from within C programs.

Libtar is a C library for manipulating POSIX tar files. It handles adding and extracting files to/from a tar archive. Requires gcc, make, and zlib.



Download version 1.2.20 (stable)
released on 8 June 2016



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License:BSD 4ClauseKelly Hopkins22 April 2009

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 16 February 2017.


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