ha

ha(1)                             HA archiver                            ha(1)



NAME
       ha - a small file archiver utility

SYNOPSIS
       ha <command>[<option><option>...]  archive [ name ...  ]

DESCRIPTION
       After the program name comes a command name (single letter) and options
       (single letters, appended to the command name without a space).

COMMANDS
       a[sdqemr012]
              Add files matching search pattern to archive.

       e[aqty]
              Extract files matching search pattern from archive.

       x[aqty]
              Extract files matching search pattern from archive using path
              information stored in archive.

       l[f]   List files currently in archive.

       d[q]   Delete files matching search pattern from archive.  If archive
              does not contain any files after deletion it is removed.

       f[sdqemr012]
              Freshen files in archive. All files matching search pattern and
              newer than version already in archive are updated to archive.

       u[sdqemr012]
              Update files to archive. All files matching search pattern that
              are newer than version already in archive or are not yet in
              archive are updated to archive.

       t[q]   Test files in archive.

OPTIONS
       0,1,2  Try compression method #. More than one can be specified.

              Methods are:
                0-CPY  Simple copying of files.
                1-ASC Default method using sliding window dictionary followed
              by arithmetic
                      coder. Offers quite good compression on wide variety of
              file types.
                2-HSC Compression method based on finite context model and
              arithmetic
                      coder. Quite slow for binary data, but offers very good
              compression
                      especially for longer text files.

       y      Assume answer yes on all questions.

       t      Touch files when extracting. Sets file times to current machine
              time.

       r      Recurse through subdirectories while searching for files
              matching search pattern.

       f      Full listing of stored file information.

       m      Move files when archiving. Files are removed from disk after
              they are successfully written to archive.

       a      Set system specific file attributes when extracting files.

       s      Find special files when archiving.

       e      Do not store pathname information.

       q      Quiet operation.

       d      Make separate entries for directories. Saves information about
              empty directories, directory attributes etc. in archive.

AUTHOR
       This manual page was written by Mikhail Gusarov
       <dottedmag@dottedmag.net> for Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used
       by others).




ha 0.999p                         3 Jul 2008                             ha(1)