python zipfile v. native unzip

Michael Torrie torriem at gmail.com
Wed Feb 1 16:46:34 CET 2012


On 01/31/2012 06:41 AM, Jason Friedman wrote:
> Does Python 2.7's zipfile module use its own algorithm or does it
> leverage the zip/unzip libraries that exist on the host?  I ask
> because my host's native unzip program cannot handle files that, when
> unzipped, are larger than 2GB.  Will using Python 2.7 get around this
> limitation?

What operating system and file system?



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