node-tar - read and write portable tar archives module for Node.js

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename node-tar_4.4.6+ds1-3_all.deb
Package name node-tar
Package version 4.4.6+ds1
Package release 3
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category universe/web
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 30.89 KB
Installed size 154.00 KB
node-tar is able to read and write tar archives generated by
bsdtar, gnutar, solaris posix tar, and "Schilly" tar.
node-tar is a well-tested essential piece of software for npm,
the Node.js package manager.
This package includes components: chownr, minipass, fs-minipass,
Node.js is an event-based server-side javascript engine.


Package Version Architecture Repository
node-tar_4.4.6+ds1-3_all.deb 4.4.6+ds1 all Ubuntu Universe
node-tar - - -


Name Value
node-chownr >= 1.0.1~
node-mkdirp >= 0.5~
node-safe-buffer >= 5.1.2~
node-yallist >= 3.0.2~
nodejs -


Type URL
Binary Package node-tar_4.4.6+ds1-3_all.deb
Source Package node-tar

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install node-tar deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install node-tar




2018-10-15 - Pirate Praveen <>
node-tar (4.4.6+ds1-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
* Tighten dependencies (Closes: #910165)
* Update copyright file (remove chownr section)
* Add autopkgtest
2018-09-28 - Pirate Praveen <>
node-tar (4.4.6+ds1-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
* Drop chownr component in favor of node-chownr package
2018-09-16 - Pirate Praveen <>
node-tar (4.4.6+ds1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
* New upstream version 4.4.6+ds1
* Allow pkg-components from backports
* Bump debhelper compatibility level to 11
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.2.1 (no changes needed)
2018-08-17 - Pirate Praveen <>
node-tar (4.4.4+ds1-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
* Reupload to unstable
2018-07-19 - Jérémy Lal <>
node-tar (4.4.4+ds1-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* Properly rebuild ds1, including all tarballs
2018-07-19 - Jérémy Lal <>
node-tar (4.4.4+ds-4) experimental; urgency=medium
* Properly build package from vcs. See README.source. 
2018-06-08 - Jérémy Lal <>
node-tar (4.4.4+ds-3) experimental; urgency=medium
* Build-Depends on some modules needed for tests
* New upstream version 4.4.4+ds
* Update minipass version
* api-backward-compatibility.patch: restore capitalized methods
names. (Closes: #900491)
* copyright: move comment from Source into Comment
* Improve 4.4.1 changelog entry
* Depends pkg-components >= 0.10
2018-04-23 - Jérémy Lal <>
node-tar (4.4.1+ds-2) experimental; urgency=medium
* Call dh-components using dh_override_install/clean,
because default hook is only after dh_install.
2018-04-23 - Jérémy Lal <>
node-tar (4.4.1+ds-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* New upstream version 4.4.1+ds
* Section javascript
* Priority optional
* Vcs salsa
* Remove Testsuite field
* Exclude benchmarks modules and repack
* Standards-Version 4.1.4
* Drop useless patch
* Update Depends
* Bundle these modules:
+ chownr (ITP #863985)
+ minipass
+ fs-minipass
+ minizlib
using salsa:kapouer/pkg-components#f8714364 (see also
#896608) which makes them easy to maintain using
uscan-components and dh-components.
Bundling criterions:
- small source and same(ish) upstream author as main package
- or not actively maintained and small number of potential
reverse dependencies.
* Run package tests
* Add patch to avoid dependency on chmodr for running tests
(node-chmodr is not available at the moment)
2016-11-18 - Jérémy Lal <>
node-tar (2.2.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Bas Couwenberg ]
* Remove myself from Uploaders.
[ Jérémy Lal ]
* Imported Upstream version 2.2.1
* Run tests in autopkgtest
* Move build-deps to test deps
* Upstream license moved to ISC
* Secure Vcs url
* Standards-Version 3.9.8
* Add patch fixing test
* Tighten dependency on node-fstream 1.0.10
* Override lintian error about missing source for test data

See Also

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node-temp_0.8.3-2_all.deb Temporary files, directories, and streams for Node.js
node-temporary_1.0.0-1_all.deb Easily create temporary files and directories
node-term-size_1.2.0+dfsg-2_all.deb Reliably get the terminal window size
node-terser_3.14.1-1build1_all.deb parser/mangler/compressor for ES6+ - Node.js library
node-test_0.6.0-9_all.deb (Un)CommonJS test runner
node-text-encoding_0.7.0-1_all.deb Polyfill for the Encoding Living Standard's API (Node.js module)
node-text-table_0.2.0-2_all.deb borderless text tables with alignment
node-thenify-all_1.6.0-1_all.deb Promisifies all the selected functions in an object
node-thenify_3.3.0-1_all.deb Promisify a callback-based function
node-three-orbit-controls_82.1.0-2_all.deb orbit controls for ThreeJS
node-three-stl-loader_1.0.6-2_all.deb @aleeper's three.js stl-loader as a node module
node-through2-filter_2.0.0-1_all.deb create an Array.prototype.filter analog for streams
node-through2_2.0.5-2_all.deb Make a stream.Transform out of a function - Node.js module
node-through_2.3.8-1_all.deb simplified stream construction
node-tildify_1.2.0-1_all.deb Convert an absolute path to a tilde path