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Last Update: Fri Jan 01 13:43:07 +0100 2010

Version 0.9.4

Changed ZipOutputStream.put_next_entry signature (API CHANGE!). Now allows comment, extra field and compression method to be specified.

Version 0.9.3

Fixed: Added ZipEntry::name_encoding which retrieves the character encoding of the name and comment of the entry. Also added convenience methods ZipEntry::name_in(enc) and ZipEntry::comment_in(enc) for getting zip entry names and comments in a specified character encoding.

Version 0.9.2

Fixed: Renaming an entry failed if the entry‘s new name was a different length than its old name. (Diego Barros)

Version 0.9.1

Added symlink support and support for unix file permissions. Reduced memory usage during decompression.

New methods ZipFile::[follow_symlinks, restore_times, restore_permissions, restore_ownership]. New methods ZipEntry::unix_perms, ZipInputStream::eof?. Added documentation and test for new ZipFile::extract. Added some of the API suggestions from 1281314. Applied patch for bug 1446926. Applied patch for bug 1459902. Rework ZipEntry and delegate classes.

Version 0.5.12

Fixed problem with writing binary content to a ZipFile in MS Windows.

Version 0.5.11

Fixed name clash file method copy_stream from fileutils.rb. Fixed problem with references to constant CHUNK_SIZE. ZipInputStream/AbstractInputStream read is now buffered like ruby IO‘s read method, which means that read and gets etc can be mixed. The unbuffered read method has been renamed to sysread.

Version 0.5.10

Fixed method name resolution problem with FileUtils::copy_stream and IOExtras::copy_stream.

Version 0.5.9

Fixed serious memory consumption issue

Version 0.5.8

Fixed install script.

Version 0.5.7

install.rb no longer assumes it is being run from the toplevel source dir. Directory structure changed to reflect common ruby library project structure. Migrated from RubyUnit to Test::Unit format. Now uses Rake to build source packages and gems and run unit tests.

Version 0.5.6

Fix for FreeBSD 4.9 which returns Errno::EFBIG instead of Errno::EINVAL for some invalid seeks. Fixed ‘version needed to extract’-field incorrect in local headers.

Version 0.5.5

Fix for a problem with writing zip files that concerns only ruby 1.8.1.

Version 0.5.4

Significantly reduced memory footprint when modifying zip files.

Version 0.5.3

Added optimization to avoid decompressing and recompressing individual entries when modifying a zip archive.

Version 0.5.2

Fixed ZipFile corruption bug in ZipFile class. Added basic unix extra-field support.

Version 0.5.1

Fixed ZipFile.get_output_stream bug.

Version 0.5.0

List of changes:

  • Ruby 1.8.0 and ruby-zlib 0.6.0 compatibility
  • Changed method names from camelCase to rubys underscore style.
  • Installs to zip/ subdir instead of directly to site_ruby
  • Added and ZipFile.file - each method return an

object that can be used like Dir and File only for the contents of the zip file.

  • Added sample application zipfind which works like Find.find, only

Zip::ZipFind.find traverses into zip archives too.

Bug fixes:

  • AbstractInputStream.each_line with non-default separator

Version 0.5.0a

Source reorganized. Added ziprequire, which can be used to load ruby modules from a zip file, in a fashion similar to jar files in Java. Added gtkRubyzip, another sample application. Implemented ZipInputStream.lineno and ZipInputStream.rewind

Bug fixes:

  • Read and write date and time information correctly for zip entries.
  • Fixed read() using separate buffer, causing mix of gets/readline/read to

cause problems.

Version 0.4.2

Performance optimizations. Test suite runs in half the time.

Version 0.4.1

Windows compatibility fixes.

Version 0.4.0

Zip::ZipFile is now mutable and provides a more convenient way of modifying zip archives than Zip::ZipOutputStream. Operations for adding, extracting, renaming, replacing and removing entries to zip archives are now available.

Runs without warnings with -w switch.

Install script install.rb added.

Version 0.3.1

Rudimentary support for writing zip archives.

Version 0.2.2

Fixed and extended unit test suite. Updated to work with ruby/zlib 0.5. It doesn‘t work with earlier versions of ruby/zlib.

Version 0.2.0

Class ZipFile added. Where ZipInputStream is used to read the individual entries in a zip file, ZipFile reads the central directory in the zip archive, so you can get to any entry in the zip archive without having to skipping through all the preceeding entries.

Version 0.1.0

First working version of ZipInputStream.