tar_block_write

tar_block_read(3)               C Library Calls              tar_block_read(3)



NAME
       tar_block_read, tar_block_write - macros to call read and write
       functions for the correct tar archive type

SYNOPSIS
       #include <libtar.h>

       int tar_block_read(TAR *t, char *buf);

       int tar_block_write(TAR *t, char *buf);

VERSION
       This man page documents version 1.2 of libtar.

DESCRIPTION
       The tar_block_read() and tar_block_write() macros call the read and
       write functions for the tar archive type associated with the TAR handle
       t.  This type is set when the TAR handle is created using tar_open().

RETURN VALUE
       These macros return the same values as the corresponding read and write
       functions.

SEE ALSO
       read(2), write(2), tar_open(3)



University of Illinois             Jan 2001                  tar_block_read(3)