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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 creat-
     ing 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 opera-
     tions, and ARCHIVE_FATAL for serious errors that make remaining opera-
     tions 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)

BSD                            February 2, 2012                            BSD

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