POSIX.1-2001-Compliant Tar Implementation

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Star is a tar like archiver. TAR stands for Tape ARchiver. Star is the
fastest known implementation of a tar archiver.


- FIFO to keep the tape streaming.

- remote tape support.

- accurate sparse files (if the OS supports it).

- pattern matcher to archive and extract a subset of files.

- user tailorable interface for comparing tar archives against file

- path names up to 1024 Bytes may be archived.

- stores and restores all 3 file times (even creation time). With
POSIX.1-2001 the times are in nanosecond granularity.

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