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From Jörg Schaible <>
Subject RE: [VFS] contrib, truezip bridge
Date Thu, 04 Jan 2007 06:42:30 GMT
Hi Filip,

Filip Defoort wrote on Thursday, January 04, 2007 3:00 AM:

> Hi Mario,
> I'm not sure if you're familiar with Truezip
> (, but it's a library
> that allows for read + write access to zip/gz/tar/bz2 and
> other types of
> archives.
> I've implemented a quicky VFS provider for it, and it seems to work
> (took all of a whopping 20 minutes :-) ).
> I'm wondering if VFS is interested in this code - I'd be happy to
> contribute it. (it's just three classes and largely copied from the
> local filesystem implementation). 
> Let me know if you're interested and how you'd like to
> proceed. Truezip
> is under ASF license;
> and has been released (v 6.4 currently), so I doubt that
> we'll run into
> problems for releasing
> this.

Sounds great. But best thing is to provide the stuff with a JIRA issue. That way it cannot
get lost in the mail archives and the active devs can have a look at their own time.

Nevertheless, thanks for your efforts!

- Jörg

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