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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I don't do IRC, so I'm asking here instead. Besides, I gather that this will be interesting information, for other people who are interested in this project.

    How do you propose we fix this?

    • Archive::Tar itself ALREADY contains the required functionality according to Jos, in the ->iter interface.

      What's missing is that Archive::Extract isn't actually using the streaming API, it's using the in-memory API.

      So Archive::Extract needs to recognise when the Archive::Tar version is high enough to support ->iter and then preferentially use that.

      • Urm, yeah, apparently I succeeded in skipping over one of the modules: Archive::Extract [cpan.org]: I immediately forgot about it after I read your post, likely because I think I wouldn't have done it that way.

        Well, anyway, it's clear now what you expect to be done.

  • Hi, I posted a patch in #toolchain that integrates Archive::Tar->iter with tests