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robert isidorson
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I'm having problems with extracting zip archives that are sfx, self extracting archives, with java.util.zip. Anyone knows this problem?
Rob Spoor
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I think the problem is that such a self extracting archive is not a ZIP file at all. It probably has a built-in ZIP file, with the self extracting part wrapped around it.


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robert isidorson
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Are there any good alternatives to java.util.zip out there?
 
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