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