tar - A GNU file archiving program

Property Value
Distribution ALT Linux Sisyphus
Repository Classic i586
Package name tar
Package version
Package release alt1
Package architecture i586
Package type rpm
Installed size 2.67 MB
Download size 2.67 MB
Official Mirror ftp.altlinux.org
The GNU tar program saves many files together into one archive and
can restore individual files (or all of the files) from the 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 backups.


Package Version Architecture Repository
tar- x86_64 Classic
tar - - -


Name Value
/lib/ld-linux.so.2 -
libacl.so.1 -
libacl.so.1(ACL_1.0) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.0) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.1) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.1.1) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.17) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.2) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.2.3) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.3) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.3.4) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.4) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.6) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.7) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.8) -
libselinux.so.1 -
rpmlib(PayloadIsLzma) -
rpmlib(SetVersions) -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -


Name Value
tar =


Type URL
Binary Package tar-
Source Package tar-

Install Howto

  1. Add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
    rpm [Sisyphus] http://ftp.altlinux.org/pub/distributions/ALTLinux/Sisyphus i586 classic
    rpm [Sisyphus] http://ftp.altlinux.org/pub/distributions/ALTLinux/Sisyphus noarch classic
  2. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  3. Install tar rpm package:
    # sudo apt-get install tar




2017-03-20 - Dmitry V. Levin <ldv@altlinux.org>
- tar: release_1_28-39-gd02c81d -> release_1_29-19-gd06126f
(fixes: CVE-2016-6321).
- tar: added --lz4 and --zstd options.
- gnulib: v0.1-585-g2fda85e -> v0.1-1209-g24b3216.
2015-12-01 - Dmitry V. Levin <ldv@altlinux.org>
- Updated to release_1_28-39-gd02c81d.
2015-09-24 - Dmitry V. Levin <ldv@altlinux.org>
- Updated to release_1_28-32-gcdf41c (closes: #26781).
- Imported some patches by Pavel Raiskup from Fedora tar-1.28-6 package.
- Built with gnulib v0.1-585-g2fda85e.
2013-11-17 - Dmitry V. Levin <ldv@altlinux.org> 1.27.1-alt1
- Updated to 1.27.1.
2013-10-22 - Dmitry V. Levin <ldv@altlinux.org> 1.27-alt1
- Updated to 1.27.
- Built with gnulib v0.0-8061-g5191b35.
2013-01-15 - Dmitry V. Levin <ldv@altlinux.org> 1.26.90-alt1
- Updated to git://git.sv.gnu.org/tar release_1_26-55-gcd7bdd4.
- Enabled xattr, acl and selinux support.
2010-07-06 - Dmitry V. Levin <ldv@altlinux.org> 1.23-alt5
- Updated to git://git.sv.gnu.org/tar release_1_23-18-g9c194c9.
- Backported workaround for ovz kernel bug #970 from coreutils.
2010-03-21 - Dmitry V. Levin <ldv@altlinux.org> 1.23-alt4
- Synced with 1.23-owl3: updated the documentation on --rsh-command.
2010-03-20 - Dmitry V. Levin <ldv@altlinux.org> 1.23-alt3
- Updated to release_1_23-7-g340dbf5 (closes: #23187).
- Changed --rsh-command to have no default.
2010-03-11 - Dmitry V. Levin <ldv@altlinux.org> 1.23-alt2
- Fixed use of uninitialized variables.

See Also

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tatham-puzzles-20180227-alt1.i586.rpm A collection of small one-player puzzle games
tatham-puzzles-solvers-20180227-alt1.i586.rpm Stand-alone solvers for some of the tatham-puzzles puzzles
taucs-2.2-alt11.i586.rpm C library of sparse linear solvers
tbb-devel-2018-alt1.u1.1.qa1.i586.rpm Development libraries and headers of Threading Building Blocks
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tcl-8.6.8-alt1.i586.rpm A Tool Command Language (TCL)