libarchive

Version: 
3.3.2
Release date: 
Wednesday, 4 October, 2017

Authors/Port authors:

Multi-format archive and compression library.

The libarchive library features:

 

The bsdtar and bsdcpio command-line utilities are feature- and performance-competitive with other tar and cpio implementations:

  • Reads a variety of formats, including tar, pax, cpio, zip, xar, lha, ar, cab, mtree, rar, and ISO images.
  • Writes tar, pax, cpio, zip, xar, ar, ISO, mtree, and shar archives.
  • Automatically handles archives compressed with gzip, bzip2, lzip, xz, lzma, or compress.
  • Unique format conversion feature.

 

License:

Interface:

This software is distributed in two modes:
  • as compressed package that you have to download and manually install; if prerequisites are required, you will have to manually install them too;
  • as RPM package; you can install it using your favorite rpm package manager, that will take care to download and install both the software and its prerequisites.
Choose the installation mode that you prefer. Please note that not all the versions are available in both the installation modes.

Manual installation

Program is distributed as ZIP package: download to temporary directory and unpack to destination folder. See below for download link(s).

You can install the prerequisites with rpm running the following string in a command line:

yum install libc libcx libgcc1 libssp libstdc++6 libstdc++ libsupc++6 libsupc++ libgcc-fwd zlib bzip

Following ones are the download links for manual installation:

Record updated last time on: Mon, 06/11/2017 - 12:11

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