Author Antony.Lee
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Date 2014-06-11.10:26:20
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I noticed that while lzma and bz2 already support the "x" (create a new file, raise if it already exists) flag, zipfile and tarfile don't know about it yet.  It would be an useful addition, just as it is useful for regular open.

A quick look at both modules show that this likely only requires a little bit more than updating the checks in the corresponding constructors to allow "x" mode, as the modes are passed (nearly) transparently to the open() builtin.
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