btar - Featureful tar-Compatible Archiver and Compressor

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Leap 15.0
Repository openSUSE Archiving Backup all
Package name btar
Package version 1.1.1
Package release lp150.5.3
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 133.42 KB
Download size 60.59 KB
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btar is a tar-compatible archiver which allows arbitrary compression and
ciphering, redundancy, differential backup, indexed extraction, multicore
compression, input and output serialisation, and tolerance to partial
archive errors.


Package Version Architecture Repository
btar-1.1.1-lp150.1.3.x86_64.rpm 1.1.1 x86_64 openSUSE Oss
btar - - -


Name Value - -


Name Value
btar = 1.1.1-lp150.5.3
btar(x86-64) = 1.1.1-lp150.5.3


Type URL
Binary Package btar-1.1.1-lp150.5.3.x86_64.rpm
Source Package btar-1.1.1-lp150.5.3.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the openSUSE Archiving Backup repository:
    # zypper addrepo opensuse-archiving-backup
  2. Install btar rpm package:
    # zypper install btar




2017-06-10 -
- Cleanup spec file with spec-cleaner
- Add btar-librsync.patch to fix building with librsync >= 1.0.0
2012-07-31 -
- update to 1.1.1:
* fixing a fd leak to filters: that broke often the parallelism of "-jN"
2012-07-30 -
- update to 1.1:
* adding the -m capability to change the filters of a given btar file
* performance improvements (string manipulation)
* adding -U, to filter only the index/deleted
* fixing -H so, in case of extracting specific paths, it only attmepts to
delete files complying the pattern
- changes from 1.0.0:
* adding a manual page
* store of the files deleted into differential archives
2012-03-30 -
- update to 0.9.2:
* fixing a bug extracting files over 8.5GB
* fixing a bug extracting about leaking fds
2011-12-11 -
- update to 0.9.1:
* added headers for it to build in platforms other than Linux
* fixing troubles with long file names when 'tar c | btar'
* avoid storing directories where no files changed, in differential archives
2011-12-10 -
- initial version (0.9)

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