l.c.c.tarball : module documentation

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Create and extract tarballs.
Class TarError Raised when the tar command has failed for some reason.
Class NotADirectory Undocumented
Function create_tarball Create a tarball of directory called tarball_name.
Function extract_tarball Extract contents of a tarball.
Function _check_tar_retcode Undocumented
def _check_tar_retcode(retcode):
Undocumented
def create_tarball(directory, tarball_name):
Create a tarball of directory called tarball_name.

This creates a tarball of directory from its parent directory. This means that when untarred, it will create a new directory with the same name as directory.

Basically, this is the standard way of making tarballs.

def extract_tarball(tarball_name, directory):
Extract contents of a tarball.

Changes to directory and extracts the tarball at tarball_name.

API Documentation for Launchpad, generated by pydoctor at 2018-05-21 00:00:05.