archive_write_new man page

archive_write_new — functions for creating archives

Library

Streaming Archive Library (libarchive, -larchive)

Synopsis

#include <archive.h>

struct archive *
archive_write_new(void);

Description

Allocates and initializes a struct archive object suitable for writing a tar 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_write(3), archive_write_set_options(3), cpio(5), mtree(5), tar(5)

Referenced By

archive_write(3), archive_write_open(3).

February 2, 2012