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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

ptar -c [-v] [-z] [-C] [-f ARCHIVE_FILE | -] FILE FILE ...
ptar -c [-v] [-z] [-C] [-T index | -] [-f ARCHIVE_FILE | -]
ptar -x [-v] [-z] [-f ARCHIVE_FILE | -]
ptar -t [-z] [-f ARCHIVE_FILE | -]
ptar -h

OPTIONS

c   Create ARCHIVE_FILE or STDOUT (-) from FILE
x   Extract from ARCHIVE_FILE or STDIN (-)
t   List the contents of ARCHIVE_FILE or STDIN (-)
f   Name of the ARCHIVE_FILE to use. Default is './default.tar'
z   Read/Write zlib compressed ARCHIVE_FILE (not always available)
v   Print filenames as they are added or extracted from ARCHIVE_FILE
h   Prints this help message
C   CPAN mode - drop 022 from permissions
T   get names to create from file

SEE ALSO

tar(1), Archive::Tar.