ITtoolbox: What Is This ar Program Thingy?
Jan 25, 2007, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
"Travelling through the mysterious and wonderful world of the
linux file system we come across a program called 'ar' and we think
to ourselves, 'What is this 'ar' program thingy?'. It sounds like a
pirates exclamation but it is actually a very important
"The program 'ar' stands for ARchive and that is exactly what it
does. It archives files as separate units in one larger