[Python-Dev] Adding Optik to 2.3 standard library

Anthony Baxter Anthony Baxter <anthony@interlink.com.au>
Wed, 17 Apr 2002 14:17:08 +1000

>>> Guido van Rossum wrote
> > 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?
> Dunno, but it's a pretty simple format, so should be easy.  Maybe one
> of the rookie developers would like to tackle this?

If it's wanted, I have a cpio reader class somewhere that could be
thrown in. Note that (from memory) it only handles some of the many,
many different cpio formats...

Anthony Baxter     <anthony@interlink.com.au>   
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