Python 2.6.3 TarFile Module Add odd behavior

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at
Mon Nov 16 08:27:37 CET 2009

En Fri, 13 Nov 2009 16:23:31 -0300, Tilson, Greg (IS)  
<Greg.Tilson at> escribió:

> In Windows Python 2.6.3 calling TarFile.add requires arcname= to be set
> to work with WinZIP or WinRAR [...]If arcname= is not set during  
> extraction all filenames are "None"
> Suggest document change or filing a bug report

Post some code showing your problem. I wrote a quick test and worked fine  
for me.

Gabriel Genellina

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