[CentOS] tar vs. star vs. something-else-I-don-t-know-about

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Thu Nov 16 02:39:12 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-11-15 at 18:23, Alexey Loukianov wrote:

> I would like to know, what are the differences between them? Which
> one should I use in the future? Is star compatible with amanda backup
> suite (I use amanda as a main backup software solution for our
> production environment servers)?

Amanda needs the --listed-incremental mode of GNU tar.  Star
has some different extensions but won't work with amanda.

  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell at gmail.com

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