python-libarchive-c - Python interface to libarchive

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package filename python-libarchive-c_2.1-3.1_all.deb
Package name python-libarchive-c
Package version 2.1
Package release 3.1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category universe/python
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 9.36 KB
Installed size 49.00 KB
The libarchive library provides a flexible interface for reading and writing
archives in various formats such as tar and cpio. libarchive also supports
reading and writing archives compressed using various compression filters such
as gzip and bzip2.
This package contains a Python interface to libarchive written using the
standard ctypes module to dynamically load and access the C library.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-libarchive-c_2.1-3.1_all.deb 2.1 all Ubuntu Universe
python-libarchive-c - - -


Name Value
libarchive13 -
python:any >= 2.7.5-5~
python:any << 2.8


Type URL
Binary Package python-libarchive-c_2.1-3.1_all.deb
Source Package python-libarchive-c

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install python-libarchive-c deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install python-libarchive-c




2016-08-05 - Reiner Herrmann <>
python-libarchive-c (2.1-3.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Cherry-pick upstream fix for failing test with libarchive 3.2.
(Closes: #829022)
2015-08-10 - Jérémy Bobbio <>
python-libarchive-c (2.1-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Format autopkgtest dependency list properly. Thanks Martin Pitt!
(Closes: #795064)
2015-08-09 - Jérémy Bobbio <>
python-libarchive-c (2.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Add watch file.
* Fix copyright date for packaging.
* Add missing Depends for autopkgtest.
2015-07-27 - Jérémy Bobbio <>
python-libarchive-c (2.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release: (Closes: #793755)
- Add a patch to support reading rdevmajor and rdevminor.

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