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The archive format defined by the POSIX.1-1988 specification is
ustar. Although it is more flexible than the V7 format, it
still has many restrictions (see section ustar, for the detailed
ustar format). Along with V7 format,
ustar format is a good choice for archives intended to be read
with other implementations of
To create an archive in
ustar format, use the `--format=ustar'
option in conjunction with `--create' (`-c').
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