[Python-Dev] Re: [Pythonmac-SIG] zipfile still has 2GB boundary bug

Charles Hartman charles.hartman at conncoll.edu
Mon Apr 25 13:53:58 CEST 2005

> Someone should think about rewriting the zipfile module to be less 
> hideous, include a repair feature, and be up to date with the latest 
> specifications <http://www.pkware.com/company/standards/appnote/>.

-- and allow *deleting* a file from a zipfile. As far as I can tell, 
you now can't (except by rewriting everything but that to a new zipfile 
and renaming). Somewhere I saw a patch request for this, but it was 
languishing, a year or more old. Or am I just totally missing 

Charles Hartman

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