ARCHIVE_READ_HEADER

Section: C Library Functions (3)
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NAME

archive_read_next_header archive_read_next_header2 - functions for reading streaming archives  

LIBRARY

Streaming Archive Library (libarchive, -larchive)  

SYNOPSIS

In archive.h Ft int Fn archive_read_next_header struct archive * struct archive_entry ** Ft int Fn archive_read_next_header2 struct archive * struct archive_entry *  

DESCRIPTION

Fn archive_read_next_header
Read the header for the next entry and return a pointer to a struct archive_entry This is a convenience wrapper around Fn archive_read_next_header2 that reuses an internal struct archive_entry object for each request.
Fn archive_read_next_header2
Read the header for the next entry and populate the provided struct archive_entry

 

RETURN VALUES

These functions return ARCHIVE_OK (the operation succeeded), ARCHIVE_WARN (the operation succeeded but a non-critical error was encountered), ARCHIVE_EOF (end-of-archive was encountered), ARCHIVE_RETRY (the operation failed but can be retried), and ARCHIVE_FATAL (there was a fatal error; the archive should be closed immediately).  

ERRORS

Detailed error codes and textual descriptions are available from the Fn archive_errno and Fn archive_error_string functions.  

SEE ALSO

tar(1), archive_read3, archive_read_data3, archive_read_extract3, archive_read_filter3, archive_read_format3, archive_read_open3, archive_read_set_options3, archive_util3, libarchive(3), tar(5)


 

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