[sword-devel] sword.js

Greg Hellings greg.hellings at gmail.com
Fri Jul 12 09:43:04 MST 2013

On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 11:37 AM, Stephan <info at tetzels.de> wrote:

> I want to provide an API to get a list of all modules in a repository. I
>> think libsword takes the mods.d.tar.gz file in every repo and unpack it
>> on the device to get this list.
>> Is it possible to add the same file as a zip compressed one in every
>> repository, because unzipping in the browser is working, but I didn't
>> find a (working) module to untar a file.
> 'Cause nobody answered this question I want to ask again: Would it be
> possible to add a "mods.d.zip" in every repo in addition to the
> mods.d.tar.gz? We use zip compression for all the modules so why not for
> the modules conf files ;)?

Adding it is possible.

However, mods.d.tar.gz is optional and you cannot count on it to exist
everywhere. If there is no mods.d.tar.gz then the InstallMgr operates off
the directory listing of mods.d. So adding the option for mods.d.zip won't
get you very far.


> Blessings,
> Stephan
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