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5.27. Tar-1.14

The Tar package contains an archiving program.

Approximate build time: 0.2 SBU

Required disk space: 10 MB

Tar installation depends on: Bash, Binutils, Coreutils, Diffutils, GCC, Gettext, Glibc, Grep, Make, and Sed

5.27.1. Installation of Tar

Prepare Tar for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/tools

Compile the package:

make

To test the results, issue: make check.

Install the package:

make install

Details on this package are located in Section 6.56.2, “Contents of Tar.”