ARCHIVE_WRITE_HEADER

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NAME

archive_write_header - functions for creating archives  

LIBRARY

Streaming Archive Library (libarchive, -larchive)  

SYNOPSIS

In archive.h Ft int Fn archive_write_header struct archive * struct archive_entry *  

DESCRIPTION

Build and write a header using the data in the provided struct archive_entry structure. See archive_entry3 for information on creating and populating struct archive_entry objects.  

RETURN VALUES

This function returns ARCHIVE_OK on success, or one of the following on error: ARCHIVE_RETRY for operations that might succeed if retried, ARCHIVE_WARN for unusual conditions that do not prevent further operations, and ARCHIVE_FATAL for serious errors that make remaining operations impossible.  

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_write_set_options3, libarchive(3), cpio(5), mtree(5), tar(5)


 

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