Zippping a directory recursively from Python script on Windows
gerrit.muller at embeddedsystems.nl
Wed Mar 10 12:55:44 CET 2004
did you look at the module zipfile? This seems to be able to everything
> I guess that the best approach is calling a shell tool with something
> like os.popen(). But I cannot seem to find any free tools.
> Winzip has a command line option, but for registered users only. That is
> bothersome if I want to install the script on other machines.
> The same for pkwares zip. At least I cannot seem to find a free version
> of it.
> gzip seems able to do the trick, but I need to install Cygwin, that's
> also a bother ;-)
> Can it really be that there is no free .zip command line tool for
> Windows, or are my Googling skills just to poor?
> Ideally it should just be a single .exe file that I can put in the
> folder with my script, for easy distribution.
> Or is there a more Pythonic approach?
> regards Max M
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