[CentOS] How can I access a ZIP file that's over 2Gb?

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Sun Mar 14 00:31:35 UTC 2010


On Sat, 2010-03-13 at 19:20 -0500, Stephen Harris wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 13, 2010 at 05:07:57PM -0700, Craig White wrote:
> > On Sat, 2010-03-13 at 18:53 -0500, Stephen Harris wrote:
> > > I have a zip file.  It is over 2Gb in size:
> > > The standard "unzip" program barfs:
> > > This is because the info-zip utilities can't handle ZIP files over 2Gb in
> > > size.
> > > 
> > > Windows can access it just fine.
> 
> > out of curiousity... is this a 64 bit version of Windows and a 32 bit
> > version of Linux we are comparing?
> 
> Nope; standard 32bit Windows XP vs 32bit CentOS 5
> 
> (bit-width shouldn't matter 32bit OS's can handle large files for over
> a decade)
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tell that to Outlook

try gunzip (but I have no idea that it will fare any better)

Craig


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