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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.

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