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From "Stefan Bodewig (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (COMPRESS-136) Create common POSIXArchiveEntry for use with tar/cpio/dump
Date Sat, 23 Jul 2011 03:15:09 GMT

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Stefan Bodewig updated COMPRESS-136:
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    Fix Version/s: 2.0

> Create common POSIXArchiveEntry for use with tar/cpio/dump
> ----------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: COMPRESS-136
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COMPRESS-136
>             Project: Commons Compress
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Archivers
>            Reporter: Bear Giles
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 2.0
>
>         Attachments: COMPRESS-136-Owner.patch
>
>
> There's currently a top-level ArchiveEntry but many archivers are for POSIX (or POSIX-like)
filesystems with standard attributes - ownership, permissions, access times, etc. By creating
a common ArchiveEntry class for these attributes it will be much easier to write archive-agnostic
extraction software. (Many of the existing methods should be marked 'deprecated' but left
in place indefinitely.)
> I have a prototype of this class in my dump patch.

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