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From "Sebb (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (COMPRESS-115) Imploded entry decompression for Zip archives (method 6)
Date Wed, 23 Mar 2011 13:09:05 GMT

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Sebb updated COMPRESS-115:
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    Component/s: Archivers

> Imploded entry decompression for Zip archives (method 6)
> --------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: COMPRESS-115
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COMPRESS-115
>             Project: Commons Compress
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: Archivers
>    Affects Versions: 1.0
>            Reporter: Emmanuel Bourg
>         Attachments: imploding-4Kdict-2trees.zip, imploding-8Kdict-3trees.zip
>
>
> This is a RFE to implement the decompression of zip file entries using the imploded compression
method (aka method 6). This method is found in archives created with old versions of PKZip.
Only the decompression operation is really useful since this method is less efficient than
deflate.
> Some links with technical information about this format:
> http://www.pkware.com/documents/casestudies/APPNOTE.TXT
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shannon%E2%80%93Fano_coding
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LZ77
> http://src.opensolaris.org/source/xref/sfw/usr/src/cmd/unzip/explode.c

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