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

Stephen Harris lists at spuddy.org
Sun Mar 14 04:00:30 UTC 2010


On Sat, Mar 13, 2010 at 09:39:57PM -0500, Brian wrote:

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

> http://www.info-zip.org/UnZip.html
> 
> Latest Release
> New features in UnZip 6.0, released 20 April 2009:

Hmm, interesting.

However, I think I found a simpler solution.  It struck me that Java "JAR"
files are just zip files with manifests; I've been able to unzip jar files
before, so why not the other way?

And, indeed, "jar xf largefile.zip" worked :-)

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rgds
Stephen


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