cvs commit: src/lib/libarchive Makefile README archive.h
archive_check_magic.c archive_entry.3 archive_entry.c
archive_entry.h archive_private.h archive_read.3 archive_read.c
gordon at FreeBSD.org
Mon Feb 9 19:51:17 PST 2004
On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 03:22:54PM -0800, Tim Kientzle wrote:
> kientzle 2004/02/09 15:22:54 PST
> FreeBSD src repository
> Added files:
> lib/libarchive Makefile README archive.h
> <snip massive number of files>
> Initial import of libarchive.
> What it is:
> A library for reading and writing various streaming archive
> formats, especially tar and cpio. Being a library, it should
> be easy to incorporate into pkg_* tools, sysinstall, and any
> other place that needs to read or write such archives.
> * Full automatic detection of both compression and archive format.
> * Extensible internal architecture to make it easy to add new formats.
> * Support for "pax interchange format," a new POSIX-standard tar format
> that eliminates essentially all of the restrictions of historic formats.
> * BSD license
> Thanks to: jkh for pushing me to start this work, gordon for
> encouraging me to commit it, bde for answering endless style
> questions, and many others for feedback and encouragement.
> Status: Pretty good overall, though there are still a few rough edges and
> the library could always use more testing. Feedback eagerly solicited.
Great! I'm glad to see you finally got this committed.
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