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tar_block_read(3)

University of Illinois
Jan 2001
Aliases: tar_block_write(3), tar_block_write(3)

libtar-dev

C library for manipulating tar archives (development files)

libtar

C library for manipulating POSIX tar files

libtar-devel

Development files for libtar

NAME

tar_block_read, tar_block_write - macros to call read and write functions for the correct tar archive type

SYNOPSIS

#include <libtar.h>
int tar_block_read(TAR *t, char *buf);
int tar_block_write(TAR *t, char *buf);

VERSION

This man page documents version 1.2 of libtar.

DESCRIPTION

The tar_block_read() and tar_block_write() macros call the read and write functions for the tar archive type associated with the TAR handle t. This type is set when the TAR handle is created using tar_open().

RETURN VALUE

These macros return the same values as the corresponding read and write functions.

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