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

Stephen Harris lists at spuddy.org
Sun Mar 14 01:15:38 UTC 2010


On Sat, Mar 13, 2010 at 05:49:06PM -0700, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 13, 2010 at 4:53 PM, Stephen Harris <lists at spuddy.org> wrote:
> > I have a zip file. ?It is over 2Gb in size:

> > This is because the info-zip utilities can't handle ZIP files over 2Gb in
> > size.

> > Anyone have any recommendations on a unix tool that'll let me access these
> > large files?
> 
> My guess is that the code has not been updated to deal with large
> fseeks. Looking at the FAQ at http://www.info-zip.org they know that a
> file longer than 2 GB will have problems because of this.

Correct.  I stated that in my post.

> My guess is that would affect things the most. My guess is that the
> windows tools have code to deal with this and the unzip tool needs a
> rewrite to match it.

And thus my question; does anyone _know_ of a Unix tool that can access
this?

-- 

rgds
Stephen


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