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Handling Tar files through VB

Handling Tar files through VB

Handling Tar files through VB

(OP)
do you know how i can create/extract tar files?
any OCX or whatever?

RE: Handling Tar files through VB

Tar files are compressed unix backup files. I'd doubt you could untar them through VB. There is an NT version of the UNIX utilities calles MKSNT. Basically this app installs a bunch of exes which are basically the UNIX functions i.e. rm, sed, ps etc.. I'm not sure about tar.

Maybe you could use this, if you only have NT - I presume that if you had UNIX you would just use that for the tar.

HTH

C

RE: Handling Tar files through VB

oded,
There is nothing magic about tar files on a unix system. Unix can handle standard text files and there are also utilities to handle zip files. Why is the 'tar' format a necessity?

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