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php unzip to other dir

Posted on 2013-01-31
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i been using the unzip code for about a year and it works great. But now i want to have the code the unzip the file to a dir i want and not in the dir the file is in.


copy('01-31-13_backup.zip', '../Demo/01-31-13_backup.zip');

$file = '../Demo/01-31-13_backup.zip';


function unzip($file){

    $zip=zip_open(realpath(".")."/".$file);
    if(!$zip) {return("Unable to proccess file '{$file}'");}

    $e='';

    while($zip_entry=zip_read($zip)) {
       $zdir=dirname(zip_entry_name($zip_entry));
       $zname=zip_entry_name($zip_entry);

       if(!zip_entry_open($zip,$zip_entry,"r")) {$e.="Unable to proccess file '{$zname}'";continue;}
       if(!is_dir($zdir)) mkdirr($zdir,0777);

       #print "{$zdir} | {$zname} \n";

       $zip_fs=zip_entry_filesize($zip_entry);
       if(empty($zip_fs)) continue;

       $zz=zip_entry_read($zip_entry,$zip_fs);

       $z=fopen($zname,"w");
       fwrite($z,$zz);
       fclose($z);
       zip_entry_close($zip_entry);

    }
    zip_close($zip);

    return($e);
}

function mkdirr($pn,$mode=null) {

  if(is_dir($pn)||empty($pn)) return true;
  $pn=str_replace(array('/', ''),DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR,$pn);

  if(is_file($pn)) {trigger_error('mkdirr() File exists', E_USER_WARNING);return false;}

  $next_pathname=substr($pn,0,strrpos($pn,DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR));
  if(mkdirr($next_pathname,$mode)) {if(!file_exists($pn)) {return mkdir($pn,$mode);} }
  return false;
}

unzip('../Demo/'.$file);

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Question by:armasmike
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by:sivagnanam chandrakanth
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see this http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5256551/unzip-the-file-using-php-collapses-the-zip-file-into-one-folder

fopen and fwrite should come after using fopen of the required directory, in that way you can place the files in specified folder
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by:rinfo
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Have you tried zip_extractto( extract directory)
You can have a  look here
http://php.net/manual/en/ziparchive.extractto.php
for details.
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by:Ray Paseur
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This may be oversimplifying the question, but why not just move the ZIP archive to the destination directory location you want, then extract the files right there?
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by:armasmike
ID: 38844508
Ray_Paseur

I was wanting to do just that. this is why i have

copy('01-31-13_backup.zip', '../Demo/01-31-13_backup.zip');

$file = '../Demo/01-31-13_backup.zip';

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and

unzip('../Demo/'.$file);

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at the bottom. I was thinking it would do just that unzip in the Demo dir. But it doesn't what am i missing.
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Ray Paseur earned 500 total points
ID: 38844522
I don't know what you're missing and I don't really have anything other than suggestions (no time to test this process any time soon).  So here is my suggestion.  

1. Unzip the archive wherever it happens to be.  That part already works, so no magic is needed.

2. After Unzip, copy the files to the destination directory.

3. Unlink the files and the ZIP archive.
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