Missing tarfile Module

Richard Townsend nospam at here
Sun Feb 2 20:08:51 CET 2003

> I'm trying to use the 'tarfile' module without any luck.  The Python
> interpreter keeps telling me: "ImportError: No module named tarfile".  So
> naturally I don't seem to have the module, which is slightly confusing
> because I'm running version '2.2.1-17' on RedHat Linux.  I'm at a loss,
> suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Python 2.2.1 doesn't contain tarfile - it will become part of Python 2.3

In the meantime you can get it from http://www.gustaebel.de/lars/tarfile/

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