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Id: 78253
Status: resolved
Priority: 0/
Queue: Archive-Zip

Owner: Nobody in particular
Requestors: msmoot [...]

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Subject: 4GB limitation of zip file or data
Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2012 14:38:37 -0400
To: "bug-Archive-Zip [...]" <bug-Archive-Zip [...]>
From: Martin Smoot <msmoot [...]>
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there appear to be no checks to limit the size of the data being zipped or the size of the zip file to 4GB. I created a zip file of a single nearly 11GB file but it cannot be read by anybody else. I zipped up a directory of around 10,000 files totaling about 7GB and the Perl unzip can read the resulting zip file (with many many error messages displayed) but nobody else can. I understand that the zip format (prior to zip 64) was limited to 4GB for a single file and for the total zip file but it appears that this code will attempt to operate on the files anyway resulting in files that are useless. I recommend returning an error status when these limits are exceeded. Show quoted text
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