zip_source_read man page

zip_source_read — read data from zip source


libzip (-lzip)


#include <zip.h>


zip_source_read(zip_source_t *source, void *data, zip_uint64_t len);


The function zip_source_read() reads up to len bytes of data from source at the current read offset into the buffer data.

The zip source source has to be opened for reading by calling zip_source_open(3) first.

Return Values

Upon successful completion the number of bytes read is returned. Upon reading end-of-file, zero is returned. Otherwise, -1 is returned and the error information in source is set to indicate the error.

See Also

libzip(3), zip_source(3), zip_source_seek(3), zip_source_tell(3), zip_source_write(3)


Dieter Baron <> and Thomas Klausner <>

Referenced By

zip_source_open(3), zip_source_seek(3), zip_source_tell(3).

December 16, 2016 NiH Library Functions Manual