In the "Why Xar" page of the Xar Google Code page it says: Additionally, this means xar can use different compression methods for each file in the archive. For instance, it might not be a good ...
How would you go about backing up just some files and subdirectories of a given directory to a compressed archive so that the tree structure could then easily be recreated from that archive. ...
I'd like to embed checksum information into file, that I transfer. It's tar.gz or tar.xz file and I can only transfer one file to remote side. How do you recommend I embed checksum information? I ...
Possible Duplicate: Add/update a file to an existing tar.gz archive? I have some game files I wish to update daily and they create a tar.gz of the folder, but instead of making a full ...
The downloads on this page, e.g. of NetCDF C/C++/Fortran 4.1.3, show tar.Z and tar.gz formats. The tar.Z doesn't even have a configure file in it. What is it used for?
At the moment, if I download a compressed file, it could be any of a .tar.gz archive, a tar.bz2 arhive, a .zip archive or a .gz archive. And each time I do so, I have to remember what the command line ...