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From bode...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1211969 - in /commons/proper/compress/trunk/src: changes/changes.xml site/xdoc/examples.xml site/xdoc/tar.xml
Date Thu, 08 Dec 2011 16:43:51 GMT
Author: bodewig
Date: Thu Dec  8 16:43:50 2011
New Revision: 1211969

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1211969&view=rev
Log:
documenation for big file support and PAX support fro writing long file names in tar.  COMPRESS-165
and COMPRESS-166

Added:
    commons/proper/compress/trunk/src/site/xdoc/tar.xml   (with props)
Modified:
    commons/proper/compress/trunk/src/changes/changes.xml
    commons/proper/compress/trunk/src/site/xdoc/examples.xml

Modified: commons/proper/compress/trunk/src/changes/changes.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/commons/proper/compress/trunk/src/changes/changes.xml?rev=1211969&r1=1211968&r2=1211969&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- commons/proper/compress/trunk/src/changes/changes.xml (original)
+++ commons/proper/compress/trunk/src/changes/changes.xml Thu Dec  8 16:43:50 2011
@@ -66,6 +66,15 @@ The <action> type attribute can be add,u
         extensions for files that are longer than 8 GByte as well as
         archives that use the POSIX/PAX variant.
       </action>
+      <action issue="COMPRESS-165" type="update" date="2011-12-08">
+        The tar package can now write archives that use star/GNU/BSD
+        extensions for files that are longer than 8 GByte as well as
+        archives that use the POSIX/PAX variant.
+      </action>
+      <action issue="COMPRESS-166" type="update" date="2011-12-08">
+        The tar package can now use the POSIX/PAX variant for writing
+        entries with names longer than 100 characters.
+      </action>
     </release>
     <release version="1.3" date="2011-11-01"
              description="Release 1.3 - API compatible to 1.2 but requires Java5 at runtime">

Modified: commons/proper/compress/trunk/src/site/xdoc/examples.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/commons/proper/compress/trunk/src/site/xdoc/examples.xml?rev=1211969&r1=1211968&r2=1211969&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- commons/proper/compress/trunk/src/site/xdoc/examples.xml (original)
+++ commons/proper/compress/trunk/src/site/xdoc/examples.xml Thu Dec  8 16:43:50 2011
@@ -174,39 +174,8 @@ LOOP UNTIL entry.getSize() HAS BEEN READ
 
       <subsection name="tar">
 
-        <p>In addition to the information stored
-          in <code>ArchiveEntry</code> a <code>TarArchiveEntry</code>
-          stores various attributes including information about the
-          original owner and permissions.</p>
-
-        <p>There are several different tar formats and the TAR package
-          of Compress 1.0 only provides the common functionality of
-          the existing variants.</p>
-        <p>The original format (often called "ustar") didn't support
-          file names longer than 100 characters and the tar package
-          will fail if you try to add an entry longer than that.
-          The <code>longFileMode</code> option
-          of <code>TarArchiveOutputStream</code> can be used to make
-          the archive truncate such names or use a GNU tar variant now
-          refered to as "oldgnu" of storing such names.  If you choose
-          the GNU tar option, the archive can not be extracted using
-          many other tar implementations like the ones of OpenBSD,
-          Solaris or MacOS X.</p>
-        <p>The tar package does not support the full POSIX tar
-          standard nor more modern GNU extension of said standard.  It
-          cannot deal with entries larger than 2 GByte either.</p>
-
-        <p><code>TarArchiveInputStream</code> will recognize the GNU
-          tar extension for long file names and read the longer names
-          accordingly.</p>
-
-        <p><code>TarArchiveInputStream</code> will recognize sparse
-          file entries stored using the "oldgnu" format
-          (<code>-&#x2d;sparse-version=0.0</code> in GNU tar) but is
-          not able to extract them correctly.
-          <a href="#Unsupported Features"><code>canReadEntryData</code></a>
-          will return false on such entries.  The other variants of
-          sparse files can currently not be detected at all.</p>
+        <p>The TAR package has a <a href="tar.html">dedicated
+            documentation page</a>.</p>
 
         <p>Adding an entry to a tar archive:</p>
 <source><![CDATA[

Added: commons/proper/compress/trunk/src/site/xdoc/tar.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/commons/proper/compress/trunk/src/site/xdoc/tar.xml?rev=1211969&view=auto
==============================================================================
--- commons/proper/compress/trunk/src/site/xdoc/tar.xml (added)
+++ commons/proper/compress/trunk/src/site/xdoc/tar.xml Thu Dec  8 16:43:50 2011
@@ -0,0 +1,113 @@
+<?xml version="1.0"?>
+<!--
+
+   Licensed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) under one or more
+   contributor license agreements.  See the NOTICE file distributed with
+   this work for additional information regarding copyright ownership.
+   The ASF licenses this file to You under the Apache License, Version 2.0
+   (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with
+   the License.  You may obtain a copy of the License at
+
+       http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
+
+   Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
+   distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
+   WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
+   See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
+   limitations under the License.
+
+-->
+<document>
+  <properties>
+    <title>Commons Compress TAR package</title>
+    <author email="dev@commons.apache.org">Commons Documentation Team</author>
+  </properties>
+  <body>
+    <section name="The TAR package">
+
+      <p>In addition to the information stored
+      in <code>ArchiveEntry</code> a <code>TarArchiveEntry</code>
+      stores various attributes including information about the
+      original owner and permissions.</p>
+
+      <p>There are several different tar formats and the TAR package
+      of Compress 1.4 mostly only provides the common functionality
+      of the existing variants.</p>
+
+      <p>The original format (often called "ustar") didn't support
+      file names longer than 100 characters or bigger than 8 GiB and
+      the tar package will by default fail if you try to write an
+      entry that goes beyond those limits.</p>
+
+      <p>The tar package does not support the full POSIX tar standard
+      nor more modern GNU extension of said standard.</p>
+
+      <subsection name="Long File Names">
+
+        <p>The <code>longFileMode</code> option of
+        <code>TarArchiveOutputStream</code> controls how files with
+        names longer than 100 characters are handled.  The possible
+        choices are:</p>
+
+        <ul>
+          <li><code>LONGFILE_ERROR</code>: throw an exception if such a
+          file is added.  This is the default.</li>
+          <li><code>LONGFILE_TRUNCATE</code>: truncate such names.</li>
+          <li><code>LONGFILE_GNU</code>: use a GNU tar variant now
+          refered to as "oldgnu" of storing such names.  If you choose
+          the GNU tar option, the archive can not be extracted using
+          many other tar implementations like the ones of OpenBSD,
+          Solaris or MacOS X.</li> 
+          <li><code>LONGFILE_POSIX</code>: use a PAX <a
+          href="http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/009695399/utilities/pax.html#tag_04_100_13_03">extended
+          header</a> as defined by POSIX 1003.1.  Most modern tar
+          implementations are able to extract such archives. <em>since
+          Commons Compress 1.4</em></li>
+        </ul>
+
+        <p><code>TarArchiveInputStream</code> will recognize the GNU
+        tar as well as the POSIX extensions (starting with Commons
+        Compress 1.2) for long file names and reads the longer names
+        transparently.</p>
+      </subsection>
+
+      <subsection name="Big Entries">
+
+        <p>The <code>bigFileMode</code> option of
+        <code>TarArchiveOutputStream</code> controls how files larger
+        than 8GiB are handled.  The possible choices are:</p>
+
+        <ul>
+          <li><code>BIGFILE_ERROR</code>: throw an exception if such a
+          file is added.  This is the default.</li>
+          <li><code>BIGFILE_STAR</code>: use a variant first
+          introduced by J&#xf6;rg Schilling's <a
+          href="http://developer.berlios.de/projects/star">star</a>
+          and later adopted by GNU and BSD tar.  This method is not
+          supported by all implementations.</li>
+          <li><code>BUGFILE_POSIX</code>: use a PAX <a
+          href="http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/009695399/utilities/pax.html#tag_04_100_13_03">extended
+          header</a> as defined by POSIX 1003.1.  Most modern tar
+          implementations are able to extract such archives.</li>
+        </ul>
+
+        <p>Starting with Commons Compress 1.4
+        <code>TarArchiveInputStream</code> will recognize the star as
+        well as the POSIX extensions for big file sizes and reads the
+        sizes transparently.</p>
+      </subsection>
+
+      <subsection name="Sparse files">
+
+        <p><code>TarArchiveInputStream</code> will recognize sparse
+        file entries stored using the "oldgnu" format
+        (<code>-&#x2d;sparse-version=0.0</code> in GNU tar) but is not
+        able to extract them correctly.  <a href="#Unsupported
+        Features"><code>canReadEntryData</code></a> will return false
+        on such entries.  The other variants of sparse files can
+        currently not be detected at all.</p>
+      </subsection>
+
+    </section>
+  </body>
+</document>

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