May 26, 2018

Library and command-line utility for tar archives

The minitar previously called ArchiveTarMinitar library is a pure-Ruby library that provides the ability to deal with POSIX tar1 archive files.

This is release 0.6+, providing a number of bug fixes including a directory traversal vulnerability, CVE-2016-10173. This release starts the migration and modernization of the code

  • the minitar command-line program has been separated into the minitar-cli gem; and
  • the archive-tar-minitar gem now points to the minitar and minitar-cli gems and discourages its installation.

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