archive_entry_misc man page

archive_entry_symlink_type, archive_entry_set_symlink_type ā€” miscellaneous functions for manipulating properties of archive_entry

Library

Streaming Archive Library (libarchive, -larchive)

Synopsis

#include <archive_entry.h>

int
archive_entry_symlink_type(struct archive_entry *a);

void
archive_entry_set_symlink_type(struct archive_entry *a, int);

Description

The function archive_entry_symlink_type() returns and the function archive_entry_set_symlink_type() sets the type of the symbolic link stored in an archive entry. These functions have special meaning on operating systems that support multiple symbolic link types (e.g. Microsoft Windows).

Supported values are:

AE_SYMLINK_TYPE_UNDEFINED

Symbolic link target type is not defined (default on unix systems)

AE_SYMLINK_TYPE_FILE

Symbolic link points to a file

AE_SYMLINK_TYPE_DIRECTORY

Symbolic link points to a directory

See Also

archive_entry(3), archive_entry_paths(3), archive_entry_stat(3), libarchive(3)

Info

April 15, 2019