[CentOS] Blowfish issues with somewhat big files

Wed Jul 28 19:40:21 UTC 2010
Stephen Harris <lists at spuddy.org>

On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 12:37:19PM -0700, Gary Greene wrote:
> On 7/28/10 12:10 PM, "Stephen Harris" <lists at spuddy.org> wrote:

> > Is the file over 2Gb in size?  A number of programs have 2Gb filesize
> > limits (eg "unzip").  You could, perhaps, use it as a pipe:
> >   cat dumpfile.bf | openssl bf -d -k mykey > dumpfile
> This only is caused by applications that either a) impose a 2GB limit
> directly (zip being one) or b) have not been built with large file support

Zip files can be over 2Gb in size, however.  Windows handles them just
fine, but infozip doesn't.  I had to use "jar" to extract a massive zip
file I had :-)


Which is why I only suggested it ("perhaps").