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Zip: Create archives of compressed files in ZIP format

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zip 1.64GNU Lesser Genera...5.2PHP 5, Files and Folders, Compression
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This class can be used to create archives of compressed files in ZIP format.

It is based on the Create Zip File class originally written by Rochak Chauhan.

This version writes the compressed archive to a file instead of a variable when the archive size exceeds a given memory usage threshold.

It can also add comments to the ZIP archives.

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A pair of PHP classes to generate zip files.

The projects that started these two classes are hosted on PHPClasses.org at the addresses:
Zip      : http://www.phpclasses.org/package/6110
ZipStream: http://www.phpclasses.org/package/6616

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WARNING: THE CURRENT VERSION OF PHPZip *WILL* FAIL IF THE SERVER HAS mbstring.func_overload INSTALLED AND ACTIVE!
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Zip.php generates the Zip file in memory (or tempfile) allowing the parent script to save the final Zip file elsewhere, and/or send it to the user.
ZipStream has much of the same features and functions of Zip.php, with a few notable differences, it does not cache and build the zip file on the server, instead it'll send the file to the user as a stream.

See the examples for example usage. The php files have "some" doumentation in them in the form of Javadoc style function headers.

NOTE: Please ensure that output buffering is disabled when using especially ZipStream. It defeats the purpose of the class, and large zip files may cause a memory exceeded exception.
NOTE2: THe Zip and ZipStream classes support UTF-8 in file paths and file comments, and will autodetect UTF-8 strings to that end, however it is up to the user to ensure that other Multibyte chracter sets aren't sent to the class.

TODO:
* Add compression level (at least "compress or store") to ZipStream, and to the Large file option on Zip.php
* Documentation, no one reads it, but everyone complains if it is missing.
* Better examples to fully cover the capabilities of the Zip classes.
* more TODO's.

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File Role Description
Plain text file Zip.php Class Zip class
Accessible without login Plain text file Zip.Example1.php Example Example file for generating a download file.
Plain text file Zip.Example1a.php Example Example file for generating a download file, using the new sendZip method.
Accessible without login Plain text file Zip.Example2.php Example Example file for generating a zip file and save it on the server.
Plain text file Zip.Example3 Example Example showing the stream function on Zip.php
Plain text file README Data Auxiliary data
Plain text file Zip.Example3.php Example Step version to 1.62 Allow customizing temporary file names Let's allow users to customize temporary files, either by setting Zip::$temp to a custom temporary folder or by setting Zip::$temp to a callable that returns a custom temporary file name.

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muy buena clase!, en solo 2 minutos ya estaba funcionando!.
2 years ago (SR Soluciones)
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Finally I found it, thank you.
3 years ago (jaume mila)
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really good class
4 years ago (gabriel souza)
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really useful with big files (250 mb).
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