Updated: May 06, 2022

Manipulate tape archives (UNIX)

Runs on:

QNX Neutrino


The tar utility creates and manipulates streaming archive files. This implementation can extract from tar, pax, cpio, zip, jar, ar, xar, rpm, 7-zip, and ISO 9660 CD-ROM images and can create tar, pax, cpio, ar, zip, 7-zip, and shar archives.

For more information on this utility including the list of interface, generic, and miscellaneous options available, see the FreeBSD tar manual page: https://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=bsdtar&sektion=1&format=html.

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