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Seamless reading of nested archives

Project description

Allows simplified access to files in nested archives.

Example

Given an archive placed in /tmp/foobar/foo.tar with this structure:

foo.tar
    - foo1
    - foo2
    - bar.tar
       - bar1
       - bar2
       - foo3.tar.gz
            - foo4
            - foo5
    - abc/
       - def
       - ghi

This library will allow reading the contents of the files in this nested archive in the following "seamless" manner:

nestedarchive.get("/tmp/foobar/foo.tar/foo1")
nestedarchive.get("/tmp/foobar/foo.tar/abc/def")
nestedarchive.get("/tmp/foobar/foo.tar/bar.tar/bar1")
nestedarchive.get("/tmp/foobar/foo.tar/bar.tar/foo3.tar.gz/foo4")

Currently supported extensions:

  • tar
  • tar.gz

Currently tested operating systems:

  • linux

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