Very fast tar archiver
Star is a very fast, POSIX-compliant tar archiver. It saves many files together into a single tape or disk archive, and can restore individual files from the archive. It includes command line interfaces for "tar", "Sun-Tar", "cpio", "pax", and "gnutar". It includes a FIFO for speed, a pattern matcher, multi-volume support, the ability to archive sparse files and ACLs, the ability to archive extended file flags, automatic archive format detection, automatic byte order recognition, automatic archive compression/decompression, remote archives, and special features that let it be used for full and incremental backups. It includes the only known platform independent "rmt" server program.
released on 2 August 2005
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|License:GPLv2orlater||Janet Casey||6 October 2004|
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Developer||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.berlios.de/mailman/listinfo/star-developers|
|Support||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.berlios.de/mailman/listinfo/star-users|
|Bug Tracking||VCS Repository Webview||http://developer.berlios.de/bugs/?group_id=9|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 2 August 2005.
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the page “GNU Free Documentation License”.
The copyright and license notices on this page only apply to the text on this page. Any software or copyright-licenses or other similar notices described in this text has its own copyright notice and license, which can usually be found in the distribution or license text itself.