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  1. general archiving - tar and ar

    Is is right to compare 'tar' and 'ar'? which of these can be used for
    general archiving purpose?


  2. Re: general archiving - tar and ar

    v4vijayakumar wrote:
    > Is is right to compare 'tar' and 'ar'? which of these can be used for
    > general archiving purpose?
    >


    try man tar
    try man ar

  3. Re: general archiving - tar and ar

    #try mar tar
    bash: try: command not found
    #try man ar
    bash: try: command not found


  4. Re: general archiving - tar and ar

    v4vijayakumar wrote:

    > #try mar tar
    > bash: try: command not found
    > #try man ar
    > bash: try: command not found


    Hee hee. What was meant was:

    # man ar
    # man tar

    (and don't type the '#'s.)

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