archive_read_new man page

archive_read_new — functions for reading streaming archives

Library

Streaming Archive Library (libarchive, -larchive)

Synopsis

#include <archive.h>

struct archive *
archive_read_new(void);

Description

Allocates and initializes a struct archive object suitable for reading from an archive. NULL is returned on error.

A complete description of the struct archive object can be found in the overview manual page for libarchive(3).

See Also

tar(1), libarchive(3), archive_read_data(3), archive_read_filter(3), archive_read_format(3), archive_read_set_options(3), archive_util(3), tar(5)

Referenced By

archive_read(3), archive_read_free(3).

February 2, 2012