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

Stephen Harris lists at spuddy.org
Sun Mar 14 00:20:43 UTC 2010

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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