revZip external

Klaus on-rev klaus at
Thu Feb 10 15:54:29 EST 2011

Hi all,

Am 10.02.2011 um 21:40 schrieb Björnke von Gierke:

> it was always possible to zip a folder. as long as you go and recoursively add all the stuff within the folder to the folder hieararchy within the zip. and do the reverse for unzipping of course.

Again, that's what I wanted to avoid.

> not trivial, but not impossible either.

...and tedious anyway :-)

> (note: haven't done it myself)

AHA! :-D

So my conclusion is, although noone answered my question directly, one cannot ZIP a folder INCLUDING the folder!

But what about unZIPping an archive created from the outside that DOES include a folder or two?
Anyone tried this and succeeded?

And another, more rhetoric question, why can every cheap-o ZIP app do this but RevZip can't?

This was an enhancement request from june 2007 from Bill Marriot himself:



Klaus Major
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