5.28. Tar-1.15.1

The Tar package contains an archiving program.

Approximate build time: 0.2 SBU
Required disk space: 13.7 MB

5.28.1. Installation of Tar

If you wish to run the test suite, apply the following patch to fix some issues with GCC-4.0.3:

patch -Np1 -i ../tar-1.15.1-gcc4_fix_tests-1.patch

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 6.53.2, “Contents of Tar.”