[issue3535] zipfile has problem reading zip files over 2GB
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Sun Aug 17 12:48:21 CEST 2008
alonwas <alon.was at gmail.com> added the comment:
I had a similar problem with zip version 2.32, but this is fixed in
version 3.0 (or on 64-bit architectures). Would you be able to give it a
try with the newer version (which can be obtained from info-zip.org)?
Unfortunately, my upload bandwidth will not allow me to upload such a
On Wed, 2008-08-13 at 22:11 +0000, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> Antoine Pitrou <pitrou at free.fr> added the comment:
> > The problem happens for files between 2GB and 4GB. I can't really send
> > you a link to such a big file. To reproduce the problem, you can
> > generate one.
> The problem is that the "zip" command fails to create a zip file larger
> than 2GB (I get "zip I/O error: Invalid argument"). And even if it
> didn't fail the internal structure of the zip file might not be exactly
> the same as with other compression tools. That's why I was asking you
> for an existing file.
> If I give you an ssh/sftp access somewhere, would you be able to upload
> such a file?
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