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Functions for creating archives.

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February 2, 2012
ARCHIVE_WRITE_HEADER(3)            BSD Library Functions Manual           ARCHIVE_WRITE_HEADER(3)

NAME archive_write_header — functions for creating archives
LIBRARY Streaming Archive Library (libarchive, -larchive)
SYNOPSIS #include <archive.h> int archive_write_header(struct archive *, struct archive_entry *);
DESCRIPTION Build and write a header using the data in the provided struct archive_entry structure. See archive_entry(3) for information on creating and populating struct archive_entry objects.
RETURN VALUES This function returns ARCHIVE_OK on success, or one of the following on error: ARCHIVE_RETRY for operations that might succeed if retried, ARCHIVE_WARN for unusual conditions that do not prevent further operations, and ARCHIVE_FATAL for serious errors that make remaining operations impossible.
ERRORS Detailed error codes and textual descriptions are available from the archive_errno() and archive_error_string() functions.
SEE ALSO tar(1), libarchive(3), archive_write_set_options(3), cpio(5), mtree(5), tar(5)
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archive_write_header(3) referred by archive_read_extract(3) | archive_util(3) | archive_write(3)
refer to archive_entry(3) | archive_write_set_options(3) | cpio(5) | libarchive(3) | mtree(5) | tar(1) | tar(5)