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Simple file archives for everyone (tar.gz + tar.bz2 + zip)

Project description

Source Repository: https://github.com/chrissimpkins/jampack

What is JamPack?

JamPack includes the executables jam and unjam that provide a simple approach to pack and unpack tar.gz, tar.bz2, and zip file archives, respectively. No more alphabet soup. JamPack works on Linux, OS X, and Windows platforms.

Install

Install with pip using the command:

$ pip install jampack

or download the source repository, unpack it, and navigate to the top level of the repository. Then enter:

$ python setup.py install

Usage

$ jam [secondary command] [directory path]
$ unjam [archive file path]

Compress and Archive the Current Working Directory (tar.gz default)

$ jam

Compress and Archive the Current Working Directory (tar.bz2)

$ jam bz2

Compress and Archive the Current Working Directory (zip)

$ jam zip

Compress and Archive Explicit Directory (tar.gz default)

$ jam [directory path(s)]

Compress and Archive Explicit Directory (tar.bz2)

$ jam bz2 [directory path(s)]

Compress and Archive Explicit Directory (zip)

$ jam zip [directory path(s)]

Decompress and Unpack a tar.gz, tar.bz2, or zip Archive

$ unjam [tar.gz archive path]
$ unjam [tar.bz2 archive path]
$ unjam [zip archive path]

The archive and compression types are detected automatically.

Help

$ jam help
$ unjam help

License

Licensed under the MIT license. The full text of the license is available at https://github.com/chrissimpkins/jampack/blob/master/LICENSE

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