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Posted on 2006-07-16
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Hi

If I have a file that I know is compressed would the following work... I want to unzip the file and save it as the same file name.  I've tried this a few times.. keeps screwing up the out file....  any ideas...  the zipped file might not have a .zip extension either..

Thanks
ryno71

import java.io.*;
import java.util.zip.ZipInputStream;

import java.io.File;
import java.io.FileInputStream;
import java.io.FileOutputStream;
import java.util.zip.CRC32;
import java.util.zip.ZipOutputStream;

public class Unzip
{


public void Unzip(String fileName)
{
      try {
        // Open the ZIP file
        String inFilename = fileName;
            System.out.println ("inFilename is " + inFilename);
        ZipInputStream in = new ZipInputStream(new FileInputStream(inFilename));
       
        // Get the first entry
       
            String outFilename =fileName;
            
            System.out.println ("outFilenameis " + outFilename);
        // Open the output file
       
        OutputStream out = new FileOutputStream(outFilename);
   
        // Transfer bytes from the ZIP file to the output file
        byte[] buf = new byte[1024];
        int len;
        while ((len = in.read(buf)) > 0) {
            out.write(buf, 0, len);
        }
   
        // Close the streams
        out.close();
        in.close();
    } catch (IOException e)
      {
    }
      

}

static public void main(String[] args)
      {
            String output="output.txt";
            Unzip uk = new Unzip();
            uk.Unzip(output);
            
      }
}
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by:Ajay-Singh
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> OutputStream out = new FileOutputStream(outFilename);

add the following line after this
ZipEntry entry = in.getNextEntry();
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by:ryno71
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>>ZipEntry entry = in.getNextEntry();

keeps the file from becoming corrupted?


ZipEntry entry = in.getNextEntry();
OutputStream out = new FileOutputStream(outFilename);
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Ajay-Singh earned 125 total points
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> keeps the file from becoming corrupted?

Just moves the stream pointer to the next entry of the zip file from where it can be read.
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by:ryno71
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thx
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by:ryno71
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so it shouldn't matter if the file is of a zip extension or not.....  starting to think it did
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by:Ajay-Singh
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yes, extension should not matter. but it should be compressed.
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thanks again!
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