The MBS Xojo Compression Plugin

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zlib compression and gzip file handling. Archive classes for tar/zip and other formats.

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Our Archive plugin part is based on libarchive.

The libarchive library features:

  • Support for a variety of archive and compression formats.
  • Robust automatic format detection, including archive/compression combinations such as tar.gz.
  • Zero-copy internal architecture for high performance.
  • Streaming architecture eliminates all limits on size of archive, limits on entry sizes depend on particular formats.
  • Carefully factored code to minimize bloat when programs are statically linked.
  • Works on most POSIX-like systems (including FreeBSD, Linux, Solaris, etc.)

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