toothandnail has packaged the latest version of tar. This package fixes some bugs in the version on the VL6 isos issued to date.
Package Size: 666K
Installed Size: 2590K
tar: tar (archiving utility)
tar: GNU tar is an archiving program designed to store and extract files
tar: from an archive file. Tarfiles can be written to tape or to a normal
tar: file. Tar is capable of making use of compression programs to
tar: reduce the size of the archive.
tar: License: GPL
tar: Authors: John Gilmore & others
tar: Website: http://www.gnu.org/software/tar/
After testing this package please stop back at this thread and let us know how it works for you.