ptar - a tar-like program written in perl
ptar is a small, tar look-alike program that uses the perl module Archive::Tar to extract, create and list tar archives.
ptar -c [-v] [-z] [-C] [-f ARCHIVE_FILE | -] FILE FILE ...
ptar -c [-v] [-z] [-C] [-T index | -] [-f ARCHIVE_FILE | -]
ptar -x [-v] [-z] [-f ARCHIVE_FILE | -]
ptar -t [-z] [-f ARCHIVE_FILE | -]
c Create ARCHIVE_FILE or STDOUT (-) from FILE
x Extract from ARCHIVE_FILE or STDIN (-)
t List the contents of ARCHIVE_FILE or STDIN (-)
f Name of the ARCHIVE_FILE to use. Default is './default.tar'
z Read/Write zlib compressed ARCHIVE_FILE (not always available)
v Print filenames as they are added or extracted from ARCHIVE_FILE
h Prints this help message
C CPAN mode - drop 022 from permissions
T get names to create from file
To install Archive::Tar, copy and paste the appropriate command in to your terminal.
perl -MCPAN -e shell
For more information on module installation, please visit the detailed CPAN module installation guide.