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{{Entry
 
{{Entry
 
|Name=S tar
 
|Name=S tar
|Short description=Very fast tar archiver
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|Short description=The Schily tape archiver.
|Full description=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.
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|Full description='''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.
|User level=none
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|Status=Live
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According to NetBSD, it's the oldest free TAR implementation. A GNU/Linux port is very possible as it currently works on FreeBSD, NetBSD and OS X.
|Component programs=
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|Homepage URL=http://cdrtools.sourceforge.net/private/star.html
|Homepage URL=http://www.fokus.gmd.de/research/cc/glone/employees/joerg.schilling/private/star.html
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|Is High Priority Project=No
|VCS checkout command=
 
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Computer languages=C
|Documentation note=
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|Documentation note=http://cdrtools.sourceforge.net/private/man/star/
|Paid support=
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|IRC help=
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https://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=star
|IRC general=
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|IRC development=
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=== History ===
|Related projects=GNU_tar,Cpio
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A tar command appeared in Seventh Edition Unix, which was released in January, 1979.  It replaced the tp program from Fourth Edition Unix which in turn replaced the tap program from First Edition Unix.  [https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q105228041 John Gilmore's pdtar] public-domain implementation ([https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/tar.git/tree/src/tar.c circa 1985]) was highly influential and formed the basis of [[GNU tar]] (circa 1988).  Joerg Shilling's star archiver is another free software (CDDL) archiver (originally developed circa 1985) which features complete support for pax interchange format.
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|Decommissioned or Obsolete=No
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|Related projects=tar, cpio, paxutils, schilytools
 
|Keywords=Compression,decompression,backup,restore,archive,tar,cpio,pax,RMT,ACL,Sun-Tar,gnutar,pattern matcher,sparse files,extended file flag,format detection,byte order recognition
 
|Keywords=Compression,decompression,backup,restore,archive,tar,cpio,pax,RMT,ACL,Sun-Tar,gnutar,pattern matcher,sparse files,extended file flag,format detection,byte order recognition
|Is GNU=n
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|Version identifier=1.6
|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Version date=2019/04/15
|Last review date=2005-08-02
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=https://sourceforge.net/projects/s-tar/files/star-1.6.tar.bz2
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|Last review by=Genium
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|Last review date=2021/02/03
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=1.5a64
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|User level=none
|Version date=2005-08-02
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|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=No
|Version status=developmental
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|Test entry=No
|Version download=
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|License verified date=2004-10-06
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{{Project license
|Version comment=1.5a64 devel released 2005-08-02
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|License=CDDL-1.0
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|License copyright=Copyright (c) 1985, 88-90, 92-96, 98, 99, 2000-2019 J. Schilling
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|License verified by=Genium
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|License verified date=2021/02/02
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}}
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{{Software category
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|Interface=command-line
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|Programming-language=C
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|Runs-on=BSD, OS X
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|System-administration=backup
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|Use=system-administration
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
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|Real name=Joerg Schilling
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
|Real name=Jörg Schilling
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|Email=js@cs.tu-berlin.de
|Email=schilling@fokus.fhg.de
 
|Resource URL=
 
 
}}
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
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|Resource audience=SourceForge
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
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|Resource kind=Developer
|Resource URL=http://developer.berlios.de/bugs/?group_id=9
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|Resource URL=https://sourceforge.net/projects/s-tar/
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
 
|Resource audience=Developer
 
|Resource audience=Developer
 
|Resource kind=Mailing List Info/Archive
 
|Resource kind=Mailing List Info/Archive
|Resource URL=http://lists.berlios.de/mailman/listinfo/star-developers
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|Resource URL=https://sourceforge.net/p/s-tar/mailman/s-tar-developers/
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
 
|Resource audience=Support
 
|Resource audience=Support
 
|Resource kind=Mailing List Info/Archive
 
|Resource kind=Mailing List Info/Archive
|Resource URL=http://lists.berlios.de/mailman/listinfo/star-users
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|Resource URL=https://sourceforge.net/p/s-tar/mailman/s-tar-users/
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Debian
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|Resource kind=Developer
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|Resource URL=https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/star
 
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{{Software category
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{{Resource
|Interface=command-line
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|Resource audience=Wikidata
|System-administration=backup
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|Resource kind=General
|Use=system-administration
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|Resource URL=https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q105252785
 
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{{Featured}}
 
{{Project license
 
{{Project license
|License=GPLv2orlater
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|License=GPL-2.0-only
|License verified by=Janet Casey
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|License verified by=Genium
|License verified date=2004-10-06
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|License verified date=2021/02/02
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|License note=Applies to part: conf/ sub-directory
 
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Latest revision as of 00:20, 3 February 2021


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S tar

http://cdrtools.sourceforge.net/private/star.html
The Schily tape 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.

According to NetBSD, it's the oldest free TAR implementation. A GNU/Linux port is very possible as it currently works on FreeBSD, NetBSD and OS X.





Licensing

License

Verified by

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Notes

Verified by

Genium

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2 February 2021

Notes

Applies to part: conf/ sub-directory

License

CDDL-1.0

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Genium

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2 February 2021




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Joerg Schilling Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DebianDeveloperhttps://tracker.debian.org/pkg/star
SourceForgeDeveloperhttps://sourceforge.net/projects/s-tar/
DeveloperMailing List Info/Archivehttps://sourceforge.net/p/s-tar/mailman/s-tar-developers/
WikidataGeneralhttps://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q105252785
SupportMailing List Info/Archivehttps://sourceforge.net/p/s-tar/mailman/s-tar-users/


Software prerequisites




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"CDDL-1.0" is not in the list (ACEL, AFL-3.0, AGPL-1.0, AGPL-1.0-or-later, AGPL-3.0, AGPL-3.0-or-later, AGPL-3.0-or-later-with-exception, AGPL-3.0-with-exception, AGPLv1orlater, AGPLv3, ...) of allowed values for the "License" property.






"SourceForge" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.






"Debian" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.


"Wikidata" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.






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