Chilkat Python TAR Library is a simple library for creating and extracting TAR archives.
Also supports creating and extracting .tar.gz (.tgz), .tar.bz2, and .tar.Z (compressed TAR archives, also known as compressed tarball archives).
Can read/write the following TAR formats: (1) GNU tar 1.13.x format, (2) PAX -- POSIX 1003.1-2001 format, (3) USTAR -- POSIX 1003.1-1988 format.
Here are some key features of "Chilkat Python TAR Library":
· Create/Extract TAR archives.
· Supports GNU tar 1.13.x format.
· Supports PAX -- POSIX 1003.1-2001 format.
· Supports USTAR -- POSIX 1003.1-1988 format.
· Create/Extract Compressed Archives: .tar.gz (.tgz), .tar.bz2, and .tar.Z
· Extract directly into memory.
· Untar files matching a pattern.
· Get TAR contents directory in XML format.
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What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· (backward compatibility) Removed the deprecated CkCrypt and CkFtp C++ classes. (CkCrypt2 and CkFtp2 have been the primary C++ classes for encryption and FTP for many years.)
· (backward compatibility) Removed the deprecated Chilkat.Crypt and Chilkat.Ftp .NET classes. (The primary Chilkat .NET classes for encryption and FTP have been Chilkat.Crypt2 and Chilkat.Ftp2 for many years.)
· (backward compatibility) Removed the “Blacklist” class wherever it may have been present. This class has been deprecated for many years, and the online documentation for it was removed many years ago.
· (backward compatibility, C++ API) All C++ method arguments that were pointers to objects have now become references to objects. For example, if a method argument was “CkCert *”, it is now “CkCert &”. This cause a compilation error, but the coding fix is very simple (just dereference the pointer that is passed). There are two exceptions. One is for CkXml::Search* methods where the 1st argument may be NULL...