Using Python for file packing

Kushal Kumaran kushal.kumaran+python at gmail.com
Mon Jun 29 18:23:17 CEST 2009


On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 9:17 PM, Aaron Scott<aaron.hildebrandt at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm working on a Python application right now that uses a large number
> of audio assets. Instead of having a directory full of audio, I'd like
> to pack all the audio into a single file. Is there any easy way to do
> this in Python? My first instinct was to attempt to pickle all the
> audio data, but something tells me that that experiment would only end
> in tears.

Do you mean like a zip or tar file?

http://docs.python.org/library/zipfile.html
http://docs.python.org/library/tarfile.html

-- 
kushal



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