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Package: star (1.5final-2ubuntu2) [universe]

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Please consider filing a bug or asking a question via Launchpad before contacting the maintainer directly.

Original Maintainer (usually from Debian):

  • Pawel Wiecek

It should generally not be necessary for users to contact the original maintainer.

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A fast POSIX-compliant tape archiver

Star supports several tar archive formats (including ustar, GNU tar and new POSIX format). It's faster than other tar implementations due to advanced buffering.

Star is also the only tar implementation under Linux capable of archiving Access Control Lists.

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  • dep: libattr1 (>= 2.4.41-1)
    Extended attribute shared library
  • dep: libc6 (>= 2.11)
    Embedded GNU C Library: Shared libraries
    also a virtual package provided by libc6-udeb

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