Provides stream classes for reading and writing archives using the TAR format.
There are many different format dialects that call themselves TAR. The classes of this package can read and write archives in the traditional pre-POSIX ustar format and support GNU specific extensions for long filenames that GNU tar itself by now refers to as oldgnu.
Interface Summary Interface Description TarConstantsThis interface contains all the definitions used in the package.
Class Summary Class Description TarArchiveEntryThis class represents an entry in a Tar archive. TarArchiveInputStreamThe TarInputStream reads a UNIX tar archive as an InputStream. TarArchiveOutputStreamThe TarOutputStream writes a UNIX tar archive as an OutputStream. TarArchiveSparseEntryThis class represents a sparse entry in a Tar archive. TarArchiveStructSparseThis class represents struct sparse in a Tar archive. TarFileThe TarFile provides random access to UNIX archives. TarUtilsThis class provides static utility methods to work with byte streams.