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ARCHIVE_READ_HEADER(3)  NetBSD Library Functions Manual ARCHIVE_READ_HEADER(3)


NAME
archive_read_next_header, archive_read_next_header2 -- functions for reading streaming archives
LIBRARY
Streaming Archive Library (libarchive, -larchive)
SYNOPSIS
#include <archive.h> int archive_read_next_header(struct archive *, struct archive_entry **); int archive_read_next_header2(struct archive *, struct archive_entry *);
DESCRIPTION
archive_read_next_header() Read the header for the next entry and return a pointer to a struct archive_entry. This is a convenience wrapper around archive_read_next_header2() that reuses an internal struct archive_entry object for each request. archive_read_next_header2() Read the header for the next entry and populate the provided struct archive_entry.
RETURN VALUES
These functions return ARCHIVE_OK (the operation succeeded), ARCHIVE_WARN (the operation succeeded but a non-critical error was encountered), ARCHIVE_EOF (end-of-archive was encountered), ARCHIVE_RETRY (the opera- tion failed but can be retried), and ARCHIVE_FATAL (there was a fatal error; the archive should be closed immediately).
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_read(3), archive_read_data(3), archive_read_extract(3), archive_read_filter(3), archive_read_format(3), archive_read_open(3), archive_read_set_options(3), archive_util(3), tar(5) NetBSD 9.99 February 2, 2012 NetBSD 9.99
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