🐳 Vaar 📦

Vaala archive is a tar archive tool & library optimized for lots of small files.

Written in Golang, vaar performs operations in parallel & fully utilizes the POSIX APIs to reduce filesystem overheads.

Vaar is capable of tar creation & extraction. It works only on Linux & macOS.

Vaar is in beta. Some bugs are still out there 🙏

Install

Go 1.16+ is required to compile vaar.

As a command

go install github.com/moycat/vaar/cmd/[email protected]

As a library

import "github.com/moycat/vaar"

Appendix

Vaal means whale in Estonian, with Vaala being its genitive form.

Gigantic baleen whales like blue whales eat a large volume of tiny fish and shrimp with extremely high efficiency, by swallowing and filtering tons of water every time they open their mouths.

 ________
< Yummy! >
 --------
    \
     \
      \
                    ##        .
              ## ## ##       ==
           ## ## ## ##      ===
       /""""""""""""""""___/ ===
  ~~~ {~~ ~~~~ ~~~ ~~~~ ~~ ~ /  ===- ~~~
       \______ o          __/
        \    \        __/
          \____\______/

GitHub

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