Libarchive - C library and command-line tools for reading and writing tar, cpio, zip, ISO, and other

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The libarchive project develops a portable, efficient C library that can read and write streaming archives in a variety of formats. It also includes implementations of the common tar, cpio, and zcat command-line tools that use the libarchive library.

  • libarchive: a library for reading and writing streaming archives
  • tar: the 'bsdtar' program is a full-featured 'tar' implementation built on libarchive
  • cpio: the 'bsdcpio' program is a different interface to essentially the same functionality
  • cat: the 'bsdcat' program is a simple replacement tool for zcat, bzcat, xzcat, and such
  • examples: Some small example programs that you may find useful.
  • examples/minitar: a compact sample demonstrating use of libarchive.
  • contrib: Various items sent to me by third parties; please contact the authors with any questions.

http://www.libarchive.org/
https://github.com/libarchive/libarchive

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