[Python-Dev] Adding Optik to 2.3 standard library

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@acm.org
Fri, 12 Apr 2002 14:01:45 -0400

Thomas Heller writes:
 > Hm. I also want to work with tar and tar.gz files. Is there any
 > intend to add a tarfile module to the Python library?

Several tar libraries have been written, and there have been several
requests for something like this to be more readily available.  I
found some old links in mail archives, but they were pretty old, and
not all worked.

There's a TAR writer in Zope:

I don't know if a TAR reader is currently available, though.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>
PythonLabs at Zope Corporation