tarfile : read from a socket?

Ulli Horlacher framstag at rus.uni-stuttgart.de
Thu Feb 11 08:34:45 EST 2016

Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:

> Sounds like tarfile needs a seekable file. How big is this file you're
> reading?

No limits. It can be many TBs...

The use case is:


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