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<tar.h>(P)			    POSIX Programmer's Manual			       <tar.h>(P)

       tar.h - extended tar definitions

       #include <tar.h>

       The <tar.h> header shall define header block definitions as follows.

       General definitions:

			     Name      Description  Value
			     TMAGIC    "ustar"	    ustar plus null byte.
			     TMAGLEN   6	    Length of the above.
			     TVERSION  "00"	    00 without a null byte.
			     TVERSLEN  2	    Length of the above.

       Typeflag field definitions:

			      Name	 Description   Value
			      REGTYPE	 '0'	       Regular file.
			      AREGTYPE	 '\0'	       Regular file.
			      LNKTYPE	 '1'	       Link.
			      SYMTYPE	 '2'	       Symbolic link.
			      CHRTYPE	 '3'	       Character special.
			      BLKTYPE	 '4'	       Block special.
			      DIRTYPE	 '5'	       Directory.
			      FIFOTYPE	 '6'	       FIFO special.
			      CONTTYPE	 '7'	       Reserved.

       Mode field bit definitions (octal):

		    Name    Description Value
		    TSUID   04000	Set UID on execution.
		    TSGID   02000	Set GID on execution.
		    TSVTX   01000	On directories, restricted deletion flag.
		    TUREAD  00400	Read by owner.
		    TUWRITE 00200	Write by owner special.
		    TUEXEC  00100	Execute/search by owner.
		    TGREAD  00040	Read by group.
		    TGWRITE 00020	Write by group.
		    TGEXEC  00010	Execute/search by group.
		    TOREAD  00004	Read by other.
		    TOWRITE 00002	Write by other.
		    TOEXEC  00001	Execute/search by other.

       The following sections are informative.




       The Shell and Utilities volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, pax

       Portions  of  this  text  are  reprinted  and  reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std
       1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technology  --  Portable	Operating  System
       Interface  (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003 by
       the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and  The  Open  Group.  In  the
       event  of  any  discrepancy  between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group
       Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The orig-
       inal Standard can be obtained online at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html .

IEEE/The Open Group			       2003				       <tar.h>(P)
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