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How to check tar version in Solaris?

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Old 12-07-2017
How to check tar version in Solaris?

Code:
for pkg in `pkginfo | grep tar | grep application | awk '{print $2}'`; do pkginfo -l $pkg | grep VERSION; done


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Old 12-07-2017
Hi,

I tend to be a little less discerning when searching through a pkginfo output as I've been caught out by things in the past.

What I tend to use is a search as follows, a bit more work to check but it does check if the package might impact things.

Code:
pkginfo -l | nawk 'BEGIN { FS = "\n"; RS = "" }$0 ~ search { print $0 }' search=tar - | egrep 'PKGINST|VERSION'

Regards

Gull04

Last edited by gull04; 12-07-2017 at 06:11 AM.. Reason: Spelling Mistake
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Old 12-07-2017
Hi.

With gtar:
Code:
$ which gtar
/usr/bin/gtar

$ gtar --version
tar (GNU tar) 1.27.1

On a systerm like:
Code:
OS, ker|rel, machine: SunOS, 5.11, i86pc
Distribution        : Solaris 11.3 X86
bash GNU bash 4.1.17
gtar tar (GNU tar) 1.27.1

Best wishes ... cheers, drl
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