tarfile : read from a socket?
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Thu Feb 11 12:10:16 EST 2016
On 2016-02-11 16:41, Ulli Horlacher wrote:
> Ulli Horlacher <framstag at rus.uni-stuttgart.de> wrote:
>> taro = tarfile.open(fileobj=sock.makefile('w',kB64),mode='w|')
>> I get no more error.
> Of course, this is the writing client.
> Now I have a small problem with the reading client.
> This code works so far:
> sfo = sock.makefile('r')
> taro = tarfile.open(fileobj=sfo,mode='r|')
> But it does not writes anything to the terminal to inform the user.
> When I use:
> for member in taro.getmembers():
> print('extracting "%s"' % member.name)
> I get the error:
> File "/usr/lib/python2.7/tarfile.py", line 556, in seek
> raise StreamError("seeking backwards is not allowed")
> Of course, a stream is not seekable.
> Any ideas?
member = taro.next()
while member is not None:
print('extracting "%s"' % member.name)
member = tar.next()
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