zip, tar file extraction

Discussion in 'iOS Programming' started by fly2europa, Mar 9, 2009.

  1. fly2europa macrumors newbie

    Feb 27, 2009
    Folks, I am able to compress and un-compress files using zlib, but only one file at a time. I need a way to archive files into zip, or tar, or etc. before i compress or un-compress them on the iphone / itouch. Some forums talk about zip, but I had a hard time getting it to work. Any thoughts on how a tar lib can work with iphone sdk to do this on the device? Anything can be taken from the os x?

    All the best, thanks.
  2. jnic macrumors 6502a

    Oct 24, 2008
    There are plenty of free C implementations of tar, just pick one with a compatible licence and import it.

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