archive_read_add_passphrase man page

archive_read_add_passphrase, archive_read_set_passphrase_callback — functions for reading encrypted archives

Library

Streaming Archive Library (libarchive, -larchive)

Synopsis

#include <archive.h>

int
archive_read_add_passphrase(struct archive *, const char *passphrase);

int
archive_read_set_passphrase_callback(struct archive *, void *client_data, archive_passphrase_callback *);

Description

archive_read_add_passphrase()
Register passphrases for reading an encryption archive. If passphrase is NULL or empty, this function will do nothing and ARCHIVE_FAILED will be returned. Otherwise, ARCHIVE_OK will be returned.
archive_read_set_passphrase_callback()
Register callback function that will be invoked to get a passphrase for decrption after trying all passphrases registered by the archive_read_add_passphrase() function failed.

See Also

tar(1), libarchive(3), archive_read(3), archive_read_set_options(3)

Info

September 14, 2014