[lug] How to Unzip a 4GB ZIP File?

Calvin Dodge caldodge at gmail.com
Tue Aug 14 08:55:28 MDT 2007

On 8/14/07, bgiles at coyotesong.com <bgiles at coyotesong.com> wrote:
> It's been a while since I looked at the spec, but I thought zip (like
> most? archive formats), used 32 bits for file sizes and offsets.  The
> compressor might be using nonstandard extensions to the format.

There _appears_ to be a standard extension by the name of "zip64", and
p7zip supports it. That's why I _think_ it can handle Bill's file.


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