A.16. Tar

A.16.1. Contents

The tar package contains the tar and rmt programs.

A.16.2. Description

A.16.2.1. tar

tar is an archiving program designed to store and extract files from an archive file known as a tar file.

A.16.2.2. rmt

rmt is a program used by the remote dump and restore programs in manipulating a magnetic tape drive through an interprocess communication connection.