[CentOS] RE: Choice of RAR/PAR utility?

Fri Mar 7 17:47:53 UTC 2008
Frank Cox <theatre at sasktel.net>

On Fri, 07 Mar 2008 12:09:30 -0500
LINDA LOPEZ <russel.lopez at insightbb.com> wrote:

> What is everyone using in the way of a 
> rar/par utility?

rar is a proprietary format.  There is a free program to unpack a rar archive,
but if you wish to create them you are required to purchase the program from
the outfit that makes it.

Everything you need to deal with par2 stuff is here:


> Does anyone use this to preserve important files?

I doubt it.  tar and the like are much more common in the world of

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