Sequence that reads tar.gz file from input and returns JSON containing basic information about archived files along with unpacked data.


  • Name: @scramjet/read-targz-stats
  • Version: 0.23.0
  • Language: typescript
  • Author: ErykSol
  • Tags: easy,data transformation,file extraction,Data Transformer


❗ Remember to setup transform-hub locally or use the platform's environment for the sequence deployment.

Open two terminals and run the following commands:

The first Terminal

# go to 'read-targz-stats' directory cd typescript/read-targz-stats # install dependencies npm install # transpile TS->JS and copy node_modules and package.json to dist/ npm run build # deploy the Sequence from the dist/ directory, which contains transpiled code, package.json and node_modules si seq deploy dist # copy instance _id - you'll use this in 2nd terminal window # see the Instance output si inst output -

The second terminal

# create test.tar.gz file from testFiles directory tar -czvf testTar.tar.gz testFiles # replace INSTANCE_ID with actual instance ID and pipe packed tar.gz file as binary to instance input si inst input <INSTANCE_ID> testTar.tar.gz -t application/octet-stream

Example output

{"name":"./testFiles/someTestFile","mode":436,"type":"file","uname":"esolecki","gname":"esolecki","size":26,"data":{"type":"Buffer","data":[83,111,109,101,32,116,101,120,116,32,105,110,115,105,100,101,32,116,101,115,116,32,102,105,108,101]}} {"name":"./testFiles/someOtherTestFile","mode":436,"type":"file","uname":"esolecki","gname":"esolecki","size":28,"data":{"type":"Buffer","data":[79,116,104,101,114,32,116,101,120,116,32,105,110,115,105,100,101,32,111,116,104,101,114,32,102,105,108,101]}}