atool - Commandline Tool for Managing File Archives of various Types

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Tumbleweed
Repository openSUSE Oss all
Package filename atool-0.39.0-4.2.noarch.rpm
Package name atool
Package version 0.39.0
Package release 4.2
Package architecture noarch
Package type rpm
Category Productivity/Archiving/Compression
License GPL-2.0-or-later
Maintainer -
Download size 58.49 KB
Installed size 168.13 KB
atool is a script for managing file archives of various types (tar,
tar+gzip, zip, etc).
The main command is probably "aunpack" which extracts files from an
archive. It overcomes the dreaded "multiple files in archive root"
problem by first extracting to a unique subdirectory, and then moving
back the files if possible.
aunpack also prevents local files from being overwritten by
mistake. Other commands provided are apack (for creating archives),
als (for listing files in archives), and acat (for extracting files to


Package Version Architecture Repository
atool - - -


Name Value
/usr/bin/perl -
bzip2 -
gzip -
tar -


Name Value
atool = 0.39.0-4.2


Type URL
Binary Package atool-0.39.0-4.2.noarch.rpm
Source Package atool-0.39.0-4.2.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install atool rpm package:

# zypper install atool




2018-07-02 -
- Suggests p7zip-full for TW as 7z binary used in atool was moved
2018-03-14 -
- Modernise spec file with spec-cleaner
- Fetch keyring from savannah
2015-05-08 -
- Add gpg signature
- Cleanup dependencies/conditionals
- Cleanup spec file with spec-cleaner
2012-04-14 -
- update to 0.39.0:
* add support for plzip, as well as --lzip in GNU tar 1.23 and later
* add support for lbzip2 and pigz
2011-08-15 -
- update to 0.38.0:
* fixed bug preventing saved amount of data not to be printed with arepack
* added -O, --format-option option for specifying archiver options
* exit gracefully when specifying an unsupported formats with arepack
* fix identification of .xpi files as zip (Debian #530812)
* fix identification of 7zip files (Debian #558003)
2011-05-27 -
- update to 0.37.0:
* added support for lzip and xz
* fixed bug in arepack command with tar archives
* the number of bytes saved is now printed in 'repack' mode
* don't use -U parameter (to delete original archive) for lzop
* added support for GNU tar's --xv, --lzop, and --lzma options when the
corresponding atool options are enabled (use_tar_xv_option,
use_tar_lzop_option and use_tar_lzma_option)
* better checking of config file variables.
2009-02-27 -
- update to 0.36.0
2008-06-09 -
- new upstream version
2008-04-03 -
- added a Suggests for lzma
- added Authors: in description
- new upstream version: minor feature enhancements
2007-08-22 -
- update to 0.33.0

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