KAr class - No support for writing

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Fri Jun 17 19:00:10 BST 2011

A Thursday, June 16, 2011, Laszlo Papp va escriure:
> Hi,
> I have a short question about the matter in the topic. :) I have just
> realized: there is no implementation for writing inside the KAr class.
> May I ask what the reason is for this situation ?  Personally, based
> on the fact that KTar and KZip, which are also subclasses of KArchive,
> both support reading and writing, I think an implementation for
> writing in KAr might make sense. I am asking because we would like to
> write "ar" files in our KDE project, so there is a need for this on
> our side.
> I can also help with this task to implement it (as I have already done
> similar previously, but in a very low-level way with C (: ), if it is
> not against the design in some way. Is it a design decision to not
> support this functionality this way ?

Looking at the code i would say that writing is not implemented because it is 
not implemented, no other reason than that


> Thank you in advance!
> Best Regards,
> Laszlo Papp

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