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Uploading a ZIP file question

A Harry
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Joined: Jan 23, 2002
Posts: 124
I have managed to upload a ZIP file using Struts 1.1 to my server & can save it to disk there quite easily like so -

public ActionForward execute(ActionMapping mapping, ActionForm form,.......
DynaActionForm frm = (DynaActionForm) form;
FormFile uploadFile = (FormFile)frm.get("uploadfile");
byte[] fileData = uploadFile.getFileData();
FileOutputStream os = new FileOutputStream("");

the file contains a text.txt file

What I want to do is open the ZIP file in memory & process the contents of test.txt WITHOUT having to save it to disk!

Is this possible? if so any help would be greatly appreciated!


Merrill Higginson
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Joined: Feb 15, 2005
Posts: 4864
It's possible. Just use the classes in the package. You can use the FormFile's getInputStream() method to get an input stream for the file and use it to create in instance of

Here's an article that gives you some examples:

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I’ve looked at a lot of different solutions, and in my humble opinion Aspose is the way to go. Here’s the link:
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