Star should be installed via source. To do that, you need to install the crystal compiler.
There are 2 ways to install star via source:
- Easy-install script
- Git clone
$ curl https://git.io/star-install | sudo bash
$ git clone https://github.com/cbrnrd/star && cd star$ make install
Star CLI is written in Crystal, so it's compiled. Star CLI is the only officially supported way to use starfiles, but others can create libraries and CLI programs in other languages.
Star CLI supports the following starfile features:
- Multithreaded file extraction
- File combining
- Hash verification
$ ./star -h star - The Stupid Archive format star v0.2.2 Usage: star [command] [flags] [arguments] Commands: combine <star file> [file1 file2 ...] Combines the files into a .star file. extract [opts] <star file> [outfile] Extracts all files help [command] Help about any command. verify Verify the archive. version Show the star program version Flags: -h, --help Help for this command. default: 'false'. --verbose Run with verbose output. default: 'false'.