tarsets - subset kitting command file generator
/usr/lbin/tarsets [-d] pathname
-d Enable debugging. Debug trace diagnostics are written to ts.dbg in the
The tarsets command is used by the kits utility to produce software kits
for use with the setld(8) utility. The tarsets command reads subset inven-
tory records from standard input and writes a command procedure to standard
output. This command procedure contains the commands required to create
subset images for the subset described in the input.
The pathname argument specifies the root directory for the file hierarchy
containing the files to be kitted in the subset.
All error diagnostics are written to a file named stderr in the current
The output command procedure produces multiple tar files. Each tar file
has a goal size of 400 Kb. The command procedure is modified automatically
to produce a single subset image when the tarsets utility is called from
the kits utility.
0 The tarsets utility has successfully completed.
1 A hard link referenced in the inventory cannot be found in the input
Invalid Record on line n
The input record on line n is not in subset inventory format.
path1->path2 link reference unresolved.
The input record for path1 contains a pointer to path2 in the referent
field and path2 does not appear in the inventory. This error indicates
that path2 was deleted from the inventory after being created by the
Warning: file filename is n blocks too large for diskette
Writing Oversized File Volume...
These are obsolete messages and can be ignored.
i Blocks, j Chars on Volume k
This is an informational message. The number j is the number of
characters in the command written to the output to produce volume k.
Debug diagnostic output
invcutter(1), kits(1), setld(8)
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