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Tool to manage file archives

The `paxutils' packages is an attempt to merge `cpio' with `tar' and add support for the related 'pax' commmand and format required by POSIX. It isn't production quality yet: only test versions are available. The current stable versions of 'cpio' and 'tar' are separately maintained, but the goal is to integrate them into 'paxutils.'


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License:GPLv2Janet Casey25 July 2001

Leaders and contributors

Paul Eggert Maintainer
Sergey Poznyakoff Maintainer
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