[Tutor] memory error files over 100MB

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Wed Mar 11 02:20:58 CET 2009

"Sander Sweers" <sander.sweers at gmail.com> wrote

>> out again in a single operation, that will use twice the space of 
>> the
>> uncompressed files - plus some extra for overhead.
> Question, Do you mean the file in the zipfile (zfilename) or the 
> whole
> zipfile (zf)? I would expect zf.read(zfilename) to only read the
> requested file in the zipfile.

That's a dangerous assumption. You might be right but I'd want to
do some tests first to see. But if even one zipped file was big the
same would apply.

Alan G.

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