tar interface

James Kew james.kew at btinternet.com
Tue Nov 4 00:16:42 CET 2003


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

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James Kew
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