cvs commit: src/usr.bin/unzip Makefile unzip.1 unzip.c

Kris Kennaway kris at
Sun Jan 13 14:51:36 PST 2008

Tim Kientzle wrote:
> Dag-Erling Smorgrav wrote:
>>   Welcome unzip(1), ...  can handle all but four of the 991 zip files 
>> (including
>>   jar files) I was able to identify in the ports tree.  The remaining 
>> four
>>   are two self-extracting archives and two which have garbage 
>> preceding the
>>   first local header.  This limitation is a feature of libarchive(3) 
>> which
>>   I am currently working to resolve.
> Impressive, indeed.
> Could you identify those four files?  I want to take a look
> myself and see if one of the odd approaches I've been
> ruminating about might work.
> Of course, giving those four ports a build-time dependency
> on the Info-Zip version is arguably the right approach
> in any case.

That would probably be undesirable because it would mean having to 
special case things in the ports tree and/or duplicate code.


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