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unpack archive files

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unpack archive files

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Features:
  • unpack archive files without password
  • very simple interface
  • command line interface and library
  • supported python versions: 2.7, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5
  • back-ends:
    • zipfile: included in Python
    • patool: It relies on helper applications to handle those archive formats (for example bzip2 for BZIP2 archives). Supported formats: 7z (.7z), ACE (.ace), ALZIP (.alz), AR (.a), ARC (.arc), ARJ (.arj), BZIP2 (.bz2), CAB (.cab), compress (.Z), CPIO (.cpio), DEB (.deb), DMS (.dms), GZIP (.gz), LRZIP (.lrz), LZH (.lha, .lzh), LZIP (.lz), LZMA (.lzma), LZOP (.lzo), RPM (.rpm), RAR (.rar), RZIP (.rz), TAR (.tar), XZ (.xz), ZIP (.zip, .jar) and ZOO (.zoo)

Background

patool is called by pyunpack using its command line interface. If Patool is not installed then only zip format can be unpacked using the internal python zipfile library.

Usage

>>> from pyunpack import Archive
>>> Archive('a.zip').extractall('/path/to')

or on console:

python -m pyunpack.cli a.zip /path/to

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Installation

General

  • install pip

  • install unpackers for patool (optional)

  • install patool (optional)

  • install the program:

    # as root
    pip install pyunpack
    

Ubuntu

sudo apt-get install python-pip
sudo pip install pyunpack
#optional
sudo pip install patool
sudo pip install entrypoint2
sudo apt-get install unzip unrar p7zip-full

Uninstall

# as root
pip uninstall pyunpack

command line help

#-- sh('python -m pyunpack.cli --help')--#
usage: cli.py [-h] [-b BACKEND] [-a] [--debug] filename directory

positional arguments:
  filename              path to archive file
  directory             directory to extract to

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -b BACKEND, --backend BACKEND
                        auto, patool or zipfile
  -a, --auto-create-dir
                        auto create directory
  --debug               set logging level to DEBUG
#-#

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