[Mono-list] Tar library for mono - SharpZipLib doesnt preserve attributes/ownership of files

Petit Eric surfzoid at gmail.com
Mon Feb 23 03:12:15 EST 2009

2009/2/19 adrin <adrin84 at gmail.com>:
> Hello,
> are there any solutions to create a tar.gz file from a directory under Mono
> other than running system command 'tar'?
> I tried SharpZipLib but it doesnt seem to preserve file attributes (all
> files in created tar file are +x and owned by root regardless of their
> original setting) - i used sharpziplib compiled from source under windows
> (VS2008)... i dont see any code that would handle ownership or attribute
> preservation logic... Anyone knows any details on this?
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perhap's try the one include in Mono
at last yu can imagine, a list of file with there attribute, write
that in a text file and embded it in the zip, but i think it should
preserve attrib.
Another way is to folow RPM, by build a CPIO (it is very easy) and gzip the CPIO

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