zip64 compatibility problems

Martin Buchholz martinrb at
Wed Jan 16 20:24:14 UTC 2013

On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 5:33 PM, Martin Buchholz <martinrb at> wrote:
> Actually, I think y'all should do 3 things:
> - backport Kumar's bug fix to jdk7
> - introduce a system property to turn off the zip64 support.
> I am working on a patch to introduce such a system property.
> We will probably default to disabling zip64 by default, but you will
> probably find that unacceptable.  But you can default the other way.
> - fix up some remaining largefile issues in parse_manifest
> I might contribute a bit of code here as well.

As I said, I'm willing to do more work on this mini-project myself,
but we need rough consensus on the direction we should go.

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