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From <org.apache.comm...@io7m.com>
Subject Re: [compress] Random access of SevenZFile
Date Wed, 13 Nov 2013 13:38:51 GMT
On Wed, 13 Nov 2013 15:28:04 +0200
Damjan Jovanovic <damjan@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> It is not possible to seek to an arbitrary file's contents in a 7z
> archive anyway, since 7z archives can use solid compression for some
> or all files, which means you potentially have to sequentially
> decompress some or all of the preceding files' contents to get to the
> contents of the one you want.

I see. That's unfortunate.

I think I'll be dropping support for 7z, then.

M

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