Michel Casabianca wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> I'm looking for a library to read/write TAR files. I've had a look on
> RubyForge and searched for one on Google but found nothing (except an
> old library that doesn't seem to be maintained anymore). Does anyone
> know such a library?

Are you willing to make system calls? I ask because if you do it in pure
Ruby, it will not be very fast. Tar does quite a lot of intensive
processing, and if you try to integrate the compression schemes it uses,
all the more so.

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