Gordon McMillan's Installer - Data files in the archive

Gordon McMillan gmcm at hypernet.com
Fri Jun 7 15:10:21 CEST 2002

[posted and mailed]

Paul Moore wrote:


> That worked remarkably easily. A trivial example:
> from carchive import CArchive
> me = CArchive(sys.executable)
> readme_file = me.extract('README')[1]
> One thought occurs - how "supported" is the CArchive class interface?

I expect advanced users to do things like this.
I also expect them to manipulate TOCs and put
extra processing in their spec files. Installer's
only a black box if you don't open it :-).

-- Gordon


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