[Haskell-cafe] ANNOUNCE: tar

John Goerzen jgoerzen at complete.org
Mon Mar 2 09:20:31 EST 2009

Duncan Coutts wrote:
> All,
> I'm pleased to announce a major new release of the tar package for
> handling ".tar" archive files.

Very nice!

I'm curious -- what specific variants of the tar format can it read and

 * PAX?
 * GNU tar sparse files?
 * POSIX ustar
 * various pre-posix archives?
 * Solaris tar?
 * Binary and text numbers in numeric fields?

-- John

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