Unit 'libtar' Package
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Class to write tar archives.


Source position: libtar.pp line 181

type TTarWriter = class


  constructor Create();


Create a new archive.

  destructor Destroy; override;


Close archive and clean up TTarWriter.

  procedure AddFile();


Add a file to the archive.

  procedure AddStream();


Add stream contents to archive.

  procedure AddString();


Add string as file data.

  procedure AddDir();


Add directory to archive.

  procedure AddSymbolicLink();


Add a symbolic link to the archive.

  procedure AddLink();


Add hard link to archive.

  procedure AddVolumeHeader();


Add volume header entry.

  procedure Finalize;


Finalize the archive.

  property Permissions: TTarPermissions; [rw]


Archive entry permissions.

  property UID: Integer; [rw]


Archive entry user ID.

  property GID: Integer; [rw]


Archive entry group ID.

  property UserName: AnsiString; [rw]


Archive entry user name.

  property GroupName: AnsiString; [rw]


Archive entry group name.

  property Mode: TTarModes; [rw]


Archive entry mode.

  property Magic: AnsiString; [rw]


Archive entry Magic constant.





Class to write tar archives.




TTarWriter can be used to create .tar archives. It can be created using a filename, in which case the archive will be written to the filename, or it can be created using a stream, in which case the archive will be written to the stream - for instance a compression stream.

See also



Class to examine and read tar archives.

Documentation generated on: Jul 24 2023