[Libreoffice] Tar / Zip wobbly

Constantin Makshin cmakshin at gmail.com
Thu Oct 28 11:37:16 PDT 2010

On Wednesday 27 October 2010 22:30:22 Michael Meeks wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-10-27 at 13:10 -0400, Kevin Hunter wrote:
> > To put a different spin on your surprise, I've wondered for awhile why 
> > it *isn't* installed in the default installation of more desktop-based 
> > nix distros.
> 	For me, the nicest bit of zip is the un-compressed, find-able,
> directory structure at the end of the file; so you don't have to un-gzip
> everything in order to work out what is there. ODF and OOXML appreciate
> that.
But that structure is limited to 64k entries (files). So if OO.o/LO uses this structure to find packed files, don't create documents with many embedded objects like images or you may lose some of them. ;)

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