Adding to a windows zip file without zip.exe
Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Wed May 16 20:14:00 GMT 2007
>> Install the 'zip' package?
> Unfortunatly I cannot install any new packages on these boxes at this time,
> thus using zip.exe is not an option. I am open to the idea of extracting
> the files from the current ZIP and then rezipping them with my new files,
> but the final ZIP file created must be a standard windows ZIP file (IE
> openable by winzip)
WinZip will open gzipped and bzipped files. But you'll have to create a tar
file and compress that. Opening this with WinZip is a 2 step process
because WinZip wants to know if you want to untar as well as uncompress it.
But it's a minor inconvenience. This solution falls under the category of
"extracting the files from the current ZIP and then rezipping them with my
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