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Add to a already existing Zip file

Posted on 2004-09-07
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The following code is fine for creating a new zip file and adding files to it, but how does one add files to an already existing Zip file?

$zip_dir='c:\temp\test';
$zip_file_name='file.zip';

use Archive::Zip qw( :ERROR_CODES :CONSTANTS );

##  Read names of all files in the directory
@files=<$zip_dir/*>;

my $zip = Archive::Zip->new();
my $member = $zip->addDirectory( $zip_dir);

foreach (@files){ ##  Add each file in that directory to the .zip archive.
 $member = $zip->addFile($_);
}

die 'Cannot create $zip_file_name: $!\n' if $zip->writeToFileNamed($zip_file_name) != AZ_OK;
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alskdj80 earned 125 total points
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if you're using Archive::Zip before v1.02, you will not have overwrite() functions... you will have to write to a temp zip file and then replace the old one you have...

if you do have v1.02 or above, then you'll have overwrite()... so just use overwrite instead of writeToFileNamed...

ie:
$zip->overwrite($zip_file_name) instead of $zip->writeToFileNamed($zip_file_name)

i believe that should work
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by:dfr031260
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Thank you.

David
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