tar files

Rodrigo Senra rodsenra at correionet.com.br
Sun Dec 17 15:29:51 EST 2000

Vetle Roeim wrote:
> * M. J. Fisher
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am trying to find some code for unpacking tarred files and I am not
> > sure why to look, does anybody have any ideas? I would also appreciate
> > an example if any one had one,
> well.. I started making a tar-module in pure Python, but I never had
> time to finish it. you can use it if you want, and is able to
> understand it.. it was written wuick and dirty by examining the
> documentation and source code of GNU Tar.

Couldn't the 'tar functionality' be achieved by using
the zipfile module without setting ZIP_DEFLATED ?

Rodrigo Senra         
Computer Engineer   (GPr Sistemas Ltda)  rodsenra at correionet.com.br 
MSc Student of Reflection (IC- UNICAMP) Rodrigo.Senra at ic.unicamp.br
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