zip64 compatibility problems

Xueming Shen xueming.shen at
Thu Jan 24 05:17:06 UTC 2013

Hi Martin, sorry for the late response, was busy on other stuff these 
days. I'm OK
with the idea of introducing a system property to turn off zip64 
support, but NOT
by default. You can make it default in your internal build. You do the 
code, I do
the internal process/paper work (need go CCC for it). Let's do it for 8 


On 1/23/13 4:10 PM, Martin Buchholz wrote:
> Ping.
> On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 12:24 PM, Martin Buchholz <martinrb at 
> <mailto:martinrb at>> wrote:
>     On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 5:33 PM, Martin Buchholz
>     <martinrb at <mailto: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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