TarFile using binary strings

Juha Autero Juha.Autero at iki.fi
Tue Aug 12 22:53:30 CEST 2003


"Marc Poinot (Onera)" <marc.poinot at dlr.de> writes:

> Is it possible to avoid the temporary files, and read the stream
> from the binary string coming from DBMS ? The TarInfo object uses a
> fileobj Python type, is there any trick (or module) to make TarInfo
> happy with a 'possible' fileobj-like on a memory zone ?

Well, StringIO provides file-like interface to strings you should be
able to use. Just create TarInfo object, fill up the fields
(especially the size) and then pass it and StringIO object to
TarFile.addfile. 


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Juha Autero
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