[ILUG] Zip file
jgaughan at irish-times.com
Thu Sep 28 17:52:53 IST 2000
On Thu, 28 Sep 2000, Ruairi Newman wrote:
> > #"unzip", on the command line. IIRC it doesn't handle archives
> > #that span more than one disk though.
> > what if you cat those split archives together? would that work?
> Not insofar as I have tried. I don't know exactly how Winzip implements
> disk spanning, but there seems to be information tacked onto the end of
> the final part of the archive describing how to put it back together, as
> Winzip always looks for the final disk first when extracting from a
> multi-part archive.
According to the bugs section of the unzip manpage you can recombine a
multi-part zip file by using 'zip -F' to fix the archive.
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