5.25. Tar-1.15.1

The Tar package contains an archiving program.

Approximate build time: 0.2 SBU
Required disk space: 12.7 MB
Installation depends on: Bash, Binutils, Coreutils, Diffutils, GCC, Gettext, Glibc, Grep, Make, and Sed

5.25.1. Installation of Tar

Prepare Tar for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/tools

Compile the package:


To test the results, issue: make check.

Install the package:

make install

Details on this package are located in Section 6.57.2, “Contents of Tar.”