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From Sarel Botha <>
Subject Re: [compress] Has anybody got PKZIP installed and could help the dev team?
Date Sun, 14 Aug 2011 07:34:50 GMT
Hi, Stefan,

I have it. This would be an old DOS version. Looks like it won't run on 
Win7 64 bit, but I have a WinXP virtual machine I can use for this.


On 8/14/2011 12:30 AM, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> Hi,
> the Compress team is working on Zip64 support and our current trunk
> looks promising.  We've run interop tests with all we could get our
> hands on and things are looking pretty good so far.  The major interop
> target missing is PKZIP itself as nobody of us has access to it.
> If anybody around here has a version of PKZIP and would be willing to
> help, please contact me off-list and we go from there.
> What I'd ask you to do would be to create two specific archives from
> content I'd provide as well as verifying a handful of archives that I'd
> create (maybe with some back-and-forth on the last part if PKZIP did not
> like the archives).  The archives in question may be more than 10 MB in
> size and you'd need a bit more than 5GB of free space on your disk -
> creating the archives may take several minutes of heavy I/O-load.
> Thanks
>          Stefan
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