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ARCHIVE_WRITE_DATA(3)					   BSD Library Functions Manual 				     ARCHIVE_WRITE_DATA(3)

NAME
archive_write_data -- functions for creating archives
LIBRARY
Streaming Archive Library (libarchive, -larchive)
SYNOPSIS
#include <archive.h> ssize_t archive_write_data(struct archive *, const void *, size_t);
DESCRIPTION
Write data corresponding to the header just written.
RETURN VALUES
This function returns the number of bytes actually written, or -1 on error.
ERRORS
Detailed error codes and textual descriptions are available from the archive_errno() and archive_error_string() functions.
SEE ALSO
tar(1), libarchive(3), archive_write_finish_entry(3), archive_write_set_options(3), cpio(5), mtree(5), tar(5)
BSD
February 2, 2012 BSD