ARCHIVE_WRITE_FREE(3) Library Functions Manual ARCHIVE_WRITE_FREE(3)

archive_write_fail, archive_write_close, archive_write_finish, archive_write_freefunctions for creating archives

Streaming Archive Library (libarchive, -larchive)

#include <archive.h>

int
archive_write_fail(struct archive *);

int
archive_write_close(struct archive *);

int
archive_write_finish(struct archive *);

int
archive_write_free(struct archive *);

()
Always returns ARCHIVE_FATAL. This marks the archive object as being unusable; after calling this function, the only call that can succeed is () to release the resources. This can be used to speed recovery when the archive creation must be aborted. Note that the created archive is likely to be malformed in this case;
()
Complete the archive and invoke the close callback.
()
This is a deprecated synonym for archive_write_free().
archive_write_free()
Invokes archive_write_close() if necessary, then releases all resources. If you need detailed information about archive_write_close() failures, you should be careful to call it separately, as you cannot obtain error information after archive_write_free() returns.

These functions return ARCHIVE_OK on success, or ARCHIVE_FATAL.

Detailed error codes and textual descriptions are available from the archive_errno() and archive_error_string() functions.

tar(1), archive_write_set_options(3), libarchive(3), cpio(5), mtree(5), tar(5)

February 2, 2012 Linux 5.17.1-arch1-1