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Project Description

A Python interface to libarchive. It uses the standard ctypes module to dynamically load and access the C library.

Installation

pip install libarchive-c

Compatibility

python-libarchive-c is currently tested with python 2.7, 3.3, 3.4, and 3.5.

If you find an incompatibility with older versions you can send us a small patch, but we won’t accept big changes.

Usage

Import:

import libarchive

To extract an archive to the current directory:

libarchive.extract_file('test.zip')

extract_memory extracts from a buffer instead, and extract_fd extracts from a file descriptor.

To read an archive:

with libarchive.file_reader('test.7z') as archive:
    for entry in archive:
        for block in entry.get_blocks():
            ...

memory_reader reads from a memory buffer instead, and fd_reader reads from a file descriptor.

To create an archive:

with libarchive.file_writer('test.tar.gz', 'ustar', 'gzip') as archive:
    archive.add_files('libarchive/', 'README.rst')

memory_writer writes to a memory buffer instead, fd_writer writes to a file descriptor, and custom_writer sends the data to a callback function.

You can also find more thorough examples in the tests/ directory.

Release History

Release History

2.6

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File Name & Checksum SHA256 Checksum Help Version File Type Upload Date
libarchive_c-2.6-py2.py3-none-any.whl (10.7 kB) Copy SHA256 Checksum SHA256 3.5 Wheel Nov 29, 2016
libarchive-c-2.6.tar.gz (42.1 kB) Copy SHA256 Checksum SHA256 Source Nov 29, 2016

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