Hi, I’m working on the tarfile module to add support for file objects whose size is not know beforehand (https://bugs.python.org/issue35227).
In doing so, I need to adapt
tarfile.copyfileobj to return the length
of the file after it has been copied.
Calling this function with
length=None currently leads to data being
copied but without adding the necessary padding. This seems weird to me,
I do not understand why this would be needed and this behaviour is currently
This function is not documented in Python documentation so nobody is probably using it.
Can I safely change
tarfile.copyfileobj to make it write the padding when