physfs-3.0.1.tgz


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Description

physfs - Library providing abstract access to various archives

Property Value
Distribution NetBSD 7.0
Repository NetBSD i386
Package filename physfs-3.0.1.tgz
Package name physfs
Package version 3.0.1
Package release -
Package architecture i386
Package type tgz
Category devel
Homepage http://www.icculus.org/physfs/
License zlib
Maintainer -
Download size 150.95 KB
Installed size 559.98 KB
PhysicsFS is a library to provide abstract access to various
archives. It is intended for use in video games, and the design
was somewhat inspired by Quake 3's file subsystem. The programmer
defines a "write directory" on the physical filesystem. No file
writing done through the PhysicsFS API can leave that write directory,
for security. For example, an embedded scripting language cannot
write outside of this path if it uses PhysFS for all of its I/O,
which means that untrusted scripts can run more safely. Symbolic
links can be disabled as well, for added safety. For file reading,
the programmer lists directories and archives that form a "search
path". Once the search path is defined, it becomes a single,
transparent hierarchical filesystem. This makes for easy access to
ZIP files in the same way as you access a file directly on the
disk, and it makes it easy to ship a new archive that will override
a previous archive on a per-file basis. Finally, PhysicsFS gives
you platform-abstracted means to determine if CD-ROMs are available,
the user's home directory, where in the real filesystem your program
is running, etc.

Alternatives

Package Version Architecture Repository
physfs-3.0.1.tgz 3.0.1 amd64 NetBSD
physfs - - -

Download

Type URL
Mirror ftp.netbsd.org
Binary Package physfs-3.0.1.tgz
Source Package physfs

Install Howto

Install physfs tgz package:

# pkg_add physfs

Files

Path
/usr/pkg/lib/libphysfs.so
/usr/pkg/lib/libphysfs.so.1
/usr/pkg/lib/libphysfs.so.3.0.1

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