hfstar
hfstar
1.13.19

5.0

hfstar free download for Mac

hfstar1.13.19

14 October 2002

GNUtar supports archiving HFS+ Darwin volumes.

Overview

A version of gnutar for Mac OS X that supports archiving HFS+ specific information such as resource forks, type and creator codes as well as other finder flags.

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3 Reviews of hfstar

5
Anonymous
19 October 2003
Version: 1.13.19

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Compiles and installs easily with "./configure; make; make install" as expected. Invoke as hfstar (from /usr/local/bin). Needs developer tools to install (obviously). After a quick test, works otherwise as tar does PLUS keeps bundled icons i.e. supports resource forks. I tested it with "hfstar c Pictures | ssh 10.0.1.2 ./hfstar xv" which is what I needed it for. Very good.
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4.5
Tim Hewett
17 October 2004
Version: 1.13.19
Hello, My product uses hfstar and some work has been done on it to improve reliability and also get around certain bugs within both GNUtar 1.13.19 and also the hfstar-specific enhancements made to it. The hfstar now being used is based on version 1.14 of GNUtar, which fixes a lot of underlying problems, but also there are further fixes and enhancements: - when archiving to /dev/null, a bug in the file permissions checking is fixed - now group file access is checked against all the groups the user belongs to. - all files are accessed using the F_NOCACHE option, this stops OS X application performance being reduced by them being paged out. This can slightly reduce the performance of hfstar - basename.c has been corrected to calculate the base name of a resource fork path correctly, i.e. the base name of /Users/fred/image.jpg/..namedfork/rsrc is not "rsrc". - a new (at present hidden) option of --flat-files has been added, to allow all files to be extracted into the same directory, losing their relative position. - a bug which stopped files which were not writable having their HFS attributes set after being created has been fixed. - numerous other improvements and fixes. The source is available at http://www.coolatoola.com/hfstar-1.14.tgz Regards, Tim Hewett, Coolatoola.com
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White-Fire
20 February 2004
Version: 1.13.19
Should be available through fink. Awesome app. Very nice-able.
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Anonymous
19 October 2003
Version: 1.13.19
Compiles and installs easily with "./configure; make; make install" as expected. Invoke as hfstar (from /usr/local/bin). Needs developer tools to install (obviously). After a quick test, works otherwise as tar does PLUS keeps bundled icons i.e. supports resource forks. I tested it with "hfstar c Pictures | ssh 10.0.1.2 ./hfstar xv" which is what I needed it for. Very good.
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