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Joined: Nov 10, 2004
Jun 14, 2005 09:06:00
i am using Runtime.getRuntime().exec to unzip files on linux server, but after running it, some times i get list of filenames by File.list() and some times i dont, can any one tell me why?
Joined: Jan 29, 2003
Jun 14, 2005 09:25:00
Mostly guessing here ...
Are you reading the outputs of the zip program? If not, there may be messages there that you are missing.
Any chance the zip contains paths and is putting the files somewhere you don't expect?
Have you looked into the Zip streams? You can read the zip file to extract the members and write them anywhere you like. Can't say if that would be a good idea or not.
Let me know if any of that helps.
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