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Léon Brocard

NAME

Archive::Peek::External - Peek into archives without extracting them (using external tools)

SYNOPSIS

  use Archive::Peek::External;
  my $peek = Archive::Peek::External->new( filename => 'archive.tgz' );
  my @files = $peek->files();
  my $contents = $peek->file('README.txt')
  

DESCRIPTION

This module lets you peek into archives without extracting them. It currently supports tar files and zip files using external tools such as 'tar' and 'unzip'.

METHODS

new

The constructor takes the filename of the archive to peek into:

  my $peek = Archive::Peek::External->new( filename => 'archive.tgz' );

files

Returns the files in the archive:

  my @files = $peek->files();

file

Returns the contents of a file in the archive:

  my $contents = $peek->file('README.txt')

AUTHOR

Leon Brocard <acme@astray.com>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (C) 2011, Leon Brocard.

LICENSE

This module is free software; you can redistribute it or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.