tar (from Tape ARchive) is an archive file format. File are produced by the Unix command tar and were standardized by POSIX.1-1998 and later POSIX.1-2001. It is used to collate collections of files into one larger file, while preserving file system information.
Format of tar Archives
Description of the tar format.
GNU tar
Software to create tar archives. Introduction, download, and manual. [GNU GPL]
Wikipedia: Tar (file format)
Encyclopedia article about the archive file format.
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