tar interface

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Tue Nov 4 00:12:15 CET 2003


David Bear wrote:

> I just googled for a 'python tar interface module' and got over 33000
> hits. ug.

you're supposed to use import, not google:

$ python
Python 2.3.2
>>> import tarfile
>>> help(tarfile)
Help on module tarfile:

NAME
    tarfile - Read from and write to tar format archives.

FILE
    c:\python23\lib\tarfile.py

CLASSES
    exceptions.Exception
        TarError
            CompressionError
            ExtractError
            ReadError
            StreamError
    TarFileCompat
    TarIter
    __builtin__.object
        ExFileObject
        TarFile
        TarInfo

if you have an earlier Python version, see this page:

    http://www.gustaebel.de/lars/tarfile/

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