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FreeBSD 11.0 - man page for archive_write_header (freebsd section 3)

ARCHIVE_WRITE_HEADER(3) 				   BSD Library Functions Manual 				   ARCHIVE_WRITE_HEADER(3)

NAME
archive_write_header -- functions for creating archives
LIBRARY
Streaming Archive Library (libarchive, -larchive)
SYNOPSIS
#include <archive.h> int archive_write_header(struct archive *, struct archive_entry *);
DESCRIPTION
Build and write a header using the data in the provided struct archive_entry structure. See archive_entry(3) for information on creating and populating struct archive_entry objects.
RETURN VALUES
This function returns ARCHIVE_OK on success, or one of the following on error: ARCHIVE_RETRY for operations that might succeed if retried, ARCHIVE_WARN for unusual conditions that do not prevent further operations, and ARCHIVE_FATAL for serious errors that make remaining opera- tions impossible.
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_set_options(3), cpio(5), mtree(5), tar(5)
BSD
February 2, 2012 BSD