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GNU Tar is fully documented.

GNU Tar is fully documented. Complete documentation in Texinfo format is included in the distribution. An online manual is available in various formats.

What's New in This Release:

В· Improved record size autodetection
В· Use of lseek on seekable archives
В· New command line option --warning
В· New command line option --level
В· Improved behavior if some files were removed during incremental dumps
В· Modification times of PAX extended headers
В· Time references in the --pax-option argument
В· Augmented environment of the --to-command script


В· Fix handling of hard link targets by -c --transform
В· Fix hard links recognition with -c --remove-files
В· Fix restoring files from backup (debian bug #508199)
В· Correctly restore modes and permissions on existing directories
В· The --remove-files option removes files only if they were succesfully stored in the archive
В· Fix storing and listing of the volume labels in POSIX format
В· Improve algorithm for splitting long file names (ustar format)
В· Fix possible memory overflow in the rmt client code (CVE-2010-0624)

System Requirements:

No special requirements.
Program Release Status: Minor Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall

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