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Can you please confirm that winrar cannot manipulate files inside tar?

Which program can I use it to delete files inside tar without unarchiving it?

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up vote 1 down vote accepted is a good option. Of course there's tar. Please stop using rar post-haste (especially as it relates to torrents) thanks.

Oh, because tar was for magnetic tapes, it didn't used to support deleting files from the tape archive. Gnu tar previously linked does support it with --delete. If this tar-file is compressed with gzip or bzip2 you'll need to use the flag -z or -j and also have those ported tools on your system.

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