[Python-Dev] Lack of sequential decompression in the zipfile module
greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Mar 7 09:22:15 CET 2007
Nilton Volpato wrote:
> If you open many member files concurrently how does file cache will
> work? Or how many seeks you will have to do if you read from one
> member file and from other alternatingly?
If the OS file system cache is doing its job properly,
I don't think the seeking should be a problem.
> Or, if you need to open more than
> one member file for writing in the same zip file, then this is not
> possible at all.
I don't think it would be unreasonable to just not
support writing to more than one member at a time.
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