Bzip2Archive.ExtractToDirectory method

Extracts content of the archive to the directory provided.

public void ExtractToDirectory(string destinationDirectory)
destinationDirectoryStringThe path to the directory to place the extracted files in.


ArgumentNullExceptiondestinationDirectory is null.
PathTooLongExceptionThe specified path, file name, or both exceed the system-defined maximum length. For example, on Windows-based platforms, paths must be less than 248 characters and file names must be less than 260 characters.
SecurityExceptionThe caller does not have the required permission to access existing directory.
NotSupportedExceptionIf directory does not exist, path contains a colon character (:) that is not part of a drive label (“C:").
ArgumentExceptiondestinationDirectory is a zero-length string, contains only white space, or contains one or more invalid characters. You can query for invalid characters by using the System.IO.Path.GetInvalidPathChars method. -or- path is prefixed with, or contains, only a colon character (:).
IOExceptionThe directory specified by path is a file. -or- The network name is not known.


If the directory does not exist, it will be created.

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