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--- extended tar definitions
header shall define the following symbolic constants with the
Used in the magic field in the
header block, including the trailing null byte.
|TMAGLEN||6 ||Length in octets of the magic field.|
Used in the version field in the
header block, excluding the trailing null byte.
|TVERSLEN||2 ||Length in octets of the version field.|
|REGTYPE||'0' ||Regular file.|
|AREGTYPE||'\0' ||Regular file.|
|SYMTYPE||'2' ||Symbolic link.|
|CHRTYPE||'3' ||Character special.|
|BLKTYPE||'4' ||Block special.|
|FIFOTYPE||'6' ||FIFO special.|
Mode field bit definitions (octal):
|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 POSIX.1-2017,
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from IEEE Std 1003.1-2017, Standard for Information Technology
-- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base
Specifications Issue 7, 2018 Edition,
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