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"SLC6X: applications/archiving: tar

tar - A GNU file archiving program

License: GPLv3+
Vendor: Scientific Linux CERN,
The GNU tar program saves many files together in one archive and can
restore individual files (or all of the files) from that archive. Tar
can also be used to add supplemental files to an archive and to update
or list files in the archive. Tar includes multivolume support,
automatic archive compression/decompression, the ability to perform
remote archives, and the ability to perform incremental and full

If you want to use tar for remote backups, you also need to install
the rmt package.


tar-1.23-15.el6_8.x86_64 [808 KiB] Changelog by Petr Kubat (2016-06-14):
- fix error when compressing/listing large sparse files (#1334559)
- improve sparse mode in genfile for build-time-testsuite purposes
tar-1.23-14.el6.x86_64 [808 KiB] Changelog by Pavel Raiskup (2015-11-09):
- fix error while storing UID > 2^21 into posix format archive (rhbz#1247788)
- don't mistakenly set default ACLs (#1220891)
tar-1.23-13.el6.x86_64 [808 KiB] Changelog by Pavel Raiskup (2015-02-05):
- sync manual page with MPO contents (#1119312)
tar-1.23-11.el6.x86_64 [807 KiB] Changelog by Pavel Raiskup (2012-11-19):
- avoid crash by backporting upstream patch for internal construction of
  file-name hash table (#877769).
tar-1.23-9.el6.x86_64 [807 KiB] Changelog by Pavel Raiskup (2012-09-27):
- backport also --listed-incremental crash fix, this patch is in upstream and in
  fedora from f14 (related to #841308)
tar-1.23-7.el6.x86_64 [807 KiB] Changelog by Pavel Raiskup (2012-03-06):
- disable tests/ for running as a privileged user (#687972)
- fix undesired error exit on receiving SIGPIPE during performing --list
  operation (#807728) and related fix for test suite -- skip SIGPIPE-dependent
  tests in environments ignoring SIGPIPE

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