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Thomas Rochon
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Joined: Jul 11, 2002
Posts: 72
Hi all !
I have a folder which contains several files and I want to compress those folder (with the files) using gzip. I wrote some lines of code which compressed and uncompressed a simple text file and it worked fine. It also compressed the folder with the files without grumbling.
But now I ask myself how to decompress that folder (and the files in it) again ?
Does it work with gzip ?
I don't have a clue ...
Thanx in advance!
- Thomas -
Phil Chuang
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Joined: Feb 15, 2003
Posts: 251
Here, I already wrote a library of zip utilities using the built in zip functionality. Feel free to use it.
ZipUtilites.java
Thomas Rochon
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Joined: Jul 11, 2002
Posts: 72
Thanx a lot Phil !
Your code works fine and does exactly what I was searching for.
Interim I took a look at some tutorials and determine that I was wrong from the outset. I was searchin for a way to solve my problem with gzip.
But now I know there apparently isn't.
Again: I'm very happy with YOUR solution and therefore I thank you very much !
Best regards,
- Thomas -
[ April 10, 2003: Message edited by: Thomas Rochon ]
 
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