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From "Stefan Bodewig (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (SANDBOX-276) A few upstream (Ant) changes to the ZIP package
Date Wed, 04 Feb 2009 05:03:59 GMT

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Stefan Bodewig commented on SANDBOX-276:
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I hope you meant to say that you'd be happy for me to commit the stuff 8-)

I've committed the second and third patch since I'm unsure about the JDK baseline required
by compress, I'll take this to the dev list.

Since I'm unsure about tracking policies in commons (again, I'll ask on list), the related
svn revisions are 740604 and 740605.

> A few upstream (Ant) changes to the ZIP package
> -----------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: SANDBOX-276
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SANDBOX-276
>             Project: Commons Sandbox
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Compress
>            Reporter: Stefan Bodewig
>            Assignee: Torsten Curdt
>            Priority: Minor
>
> I've recently applied three patches to the Ant code base that may be of interest to commons-compress
as well.
> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=738844&view=rev
> use more modern collections (since Ant trunk now officially is JDK 1.4+).  This results
in some minor performance improvements because of less synchronization and a theoretical bigger
improvement for entries with many extra fields.
> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=738853&view=rev
> make sure the archive is closed in the presence of a RuntimeExcepetion which may happen
when LFH parsing fails.
> Fixes https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=46559
> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=739300&view=rev
> skip extra fields that don't follow the recommended HEADER-ID, LENGTH structure at the
end of the extra field (this is what unzip does as well).
> Fixes https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=42940
> There are two more issues open in Ant's bugzilla I may be working on over the next few
weeks (low prio for me):
> https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=46637 - which may be impossible to
do in a backwards compatible way (not a concern for a sandbox component, I guess) and the
more important https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=45429 which would allow
archives to contain files bigger than 2 GB and support UTF8 filenames in a more portable way.
> Technically I am a commons committer, maybe we can collaborate on the required changes
via the commons dev list (or Ant's).

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