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ptar

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ptar

NAME

ptar - a tar-like program written in perl

DESCRIPTION

ptar is a small, tar look-alike program that uses the perl module Archive::Tar to extract, create and list tar archives.

SYNOPSIS

  1. ptar -c [-v] [-z] [-f ARCHIVE_FILE] FILE FILE ...
  2. ptar -x [-v] [-z] [-f ARCHIVE_FILE]
  3. ptar -t [-z] [-f ARCHIVE_FILE]
  4. ptar -h

OPTIONS

  1. x Extract from ARCHIVE_FILE
  2. c Create ARCHIVE_FILE from FILE
  3. t List the contents of ARCHIVE_FILE
  4. f Name of the ARCHIVE_FILE to use. Default is './default.tar'
  5. z Read/Write zlib compressed ARCHIVE_FILE (not always available)
  6. v Print filenames as they are added or extraced from ARCHIVE_FILE
  7. h Prints this help message

SEE ALSO

tar(1), Archive::Tar.