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ptar: a tar-like program written in perl


ptar - a tar-like program written in perl


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


    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


    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


tar(1), Archive::Tar.