Package libarchive

A library for handling streaming archive formats

http://www.libarchive.org/

Libarchive is a programming library that can create and read several different
streaming archive formats, including most popular tar variants, several cpio
formats, and both BSD and GNU ar variants. It can also write shar archives and
read ISO9660 CDROM images and ZIP archives.

File Formats
File Description
cpio format of cpio archive files
mtree format of mtree dir hierarchy files
tar format of tape archive files