tar interface

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Tue Nov 4 14:10:40 CET 2003

James Kew wrote:
> David Bear" <david.bear at asu.edu> wrote in message
> news:m3znfdgk7g.fsf at moroni.pp.asu.edu...
> > I just googled for a 'python tar interface module' and got over 33000
> > hits. ug.
> >
> > I'm looking for a python module that either interfaces to gnutar in a
> > pythonic way or reads/writes tar files directly.  I know there's
> > always os.popoen etc, but was hoping for something a little more ..
> Part of the standard library, if you use (or can move to) Python 2.3:
> http://www.python.org/doc/current/lib/module-tarfile.html

Also downloadable from somewhere in a version that works just fine
with Python 2.2, and possibly earlier ones.

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