What does DAR mean in General?
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What does DAR mean?
- DAR is a command-line archiving tool and a replacement for tar. It features: ⁕Support for slices, archives split over multiple files of a particular size. ⁕Option of deleting files from the system which are removed in the archive. ⁕Incremental backup, ⁕Decremental backup, ⁕Takes care of hard-linked inodes ⁕Takes care of sparse files, ⁕Takes care of POSIX Extended Attributes, which implies POSIX File ACL under Linux and File forks under Mac OS X, ⁕Per-file compression with gzip, bzip2 or lzo. An individual can choose not to compress already compressed files based on their filename suffix. ⁕Fast-extracting of files from anywhere in the archive. ⁕Fast listing of archive contents through saving the catalogue of files in the archive. ⁕Optional Blowfish, Twofish, AES, Serpent, Camellia encryption. ⁕Live filesystem backup: detects when a file has been modified while it was read for backup and can retry saving it up to a given maximum number of retries ⁕Live Database backup: a user command can be launched before and after saving a particular set of files or directories, suitable to put a database in a consistent state during its backup,