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PHPTar

PHPTar consists of a few simple classes that create tar-archives from within a web-application. It is written in PHP and basically defines a simple interface for adding files and folders. The current implementation supports packing individual files or complete folders into an archive.

Download

Feel free to check out the current version from GitHub.

Example / How-To

A simple example how to use PHPTar:
<?php
require 'tar/tar.inc.php';

use dcm\tar\Tar;
use dcm\tar\TarFolder;

// create container
$tar = new Tar("TarArchive.tar");

// (optional) create subfolder
$subfolder = new Tar("ExampleFiles");

// add some files
$subfolder->add('/etc/mime.types', 'mime.types');
$subfolder->add('/etc/hosts', 'hosts');

// add subfolder to archive
$tar->addFolder($subfolder);

// output HTTP headers (useful as a download for a website)
$tar->header();

// output tar archive
$tar->output();

?>

License

Copyright (c) 2014 Dominik S. Kaaser

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the „Software“), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED „AS IS“, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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