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Manual Pages  — ARCHIVE_WRITE_HEADER

NAME

archive_write_header – functions for creating archives

CONTENTS

LIBRARY

Streaming Archive Library (libarchive, -larchive)

SYNOPSIS

#include <archive.h>

int
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_entry(3) 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 archive_errno() and archive_error_string() functions.

SEE ALSO

tar(1), archive_write_set_options(3), libarchive(3), cpio(5), mtree(5), tar(5)

ARCHIVE_WRITE_HEADER (3) February 2, 2012

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