• This distribution bundle includes the following components: * libarchive: a library for reading and writing streaming archives * tar: the 'bsdtar' program is a full-featured 'tar' implementation built on libarchive * cpio: the 'bsdcpio' program is a different interface to essentially the same functionality * cat: the 'bsdcat' program is a simple replacement tool for zcat, bzcat, xzcat, and such * examples: Some small example programs that you may find useful. * examples/minitar: a compact sample demonstrating use of libarchive. * contrib: Various items sent to me by third parties; please contact the authors with any questions.