tar.h man page
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tar.h — extended tar definitions
The <tar.h> header shall define the following symbolic constants with the indicated values.
|TMAGIC||"ustar"||ustar plus null byte.|
|TMAGLEN||6||Length of the above.|
|TVERSION||"00"||00 without a null byte.|
|TVERSLEN||2||Length of the above.|
Typeflag field definitions:
Mode field bit definitions (octal):
|TSUID||04000||Set UID on execution.|
|TSGID||02000||Set GID on execution.|
|TSVTX||01000||On directories, restricted deletion flag.|
|TUREAD||00400||Read by owner.|
|TUWRITE||00200||Write by owner special.|
|TUEXEC||00100||Execute/search by owner.|
|TGREAD||00040||Read by group.|
|TGWRITE||00020||Write by group.|
|TGEXEC||00010||Execute/search by group.|
|TOREAD||00004||Read by other.|
|TOWRITE||00002||Write by other.|
|TOEXEC||00001||Execute/search by other.|
The following sections are informative.
The Shell and Utilities volume of POSIX.1‐2008, pax
Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2013 Edition, Standard for Information Technology -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 7, Copyright (C) 2013 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. (This is POSIX.1-2008 with the 2013 Technical Corrigendum 1 applied.) In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at http://www.unix.org/online.html .
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