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From "Stefan Bodewig (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (COMPRESS-320) File listing and random access of 7Z files
Date Tue, 15 Mar 2016 20:01:33 GMT


Stefan Bodewig commented on COMPRESS-320:

This issue isn't "fixed", so assigned it a version would be wrong IMHO. If it was wontfix,
it wouldn't deserve a version either ;-)

In fact, listing should be doable so I'd like to keep this open.

As for the date of the next release, I've just sent a mail to the list asking for feedback
about a two-week timeframe for the next release candidate, it might take a little longer until
we've got a agreed upon release but it shouldn't be too far away. I honestly appreciate the

> File listing and random access of 7Z files
> ------------------------------------------
>                 Key: COMPRESS-320
>                 URL:
>             Project: Commons Compress
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Archivers
>            Reporter: Bill Chen
>            Priority: Minor
> I guess these must be one of the most wanted features and it should be very simple to
implement (as I have done one in 126 lines).
> Most (if not all) of the infrastructure is already there, including an index of all files.
And, with some careful coding, the capability to read any of them in any order concurrently
was not difficult to add.
> My code uses loads of lambda and reflection stuff, but I am happy to contribute a clean
Java 5/6 implementation.

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