Easy-to-use library for creating, reading out or modifying .zip archives.

Platforms supported: Win32, Linux, DOS
Headers to include:
Header version: 0.11.2
Examples: in examples/compression/

'' .zip unpacking using libzip
#include once ""

Sub create_parent_dirs(ByVal file As ZString Ptr)
    '' Given a path like this:
    ''  foo/bar/baz/file.ext
    '' Do these mkdir()'s:
    ''  foo
    ''  foo/bar
    ''  foo/bar/baz
    Dim As UByte Ptr p = file
        Select Case (*p)
        Case Asc("/")
            *p = 0
            *p = Asc("/")
        Case 0
            Exit Do
        End Select
        p += 1
End Sub

'' Asks libzip for information on file number 'i' in the .zip file,
'' and then extracts it, while creating directories as needed.
Private Sub unpack_zip_file(ByVal zip As Any Ptr, ByVal i As Integer)
    #define BUFFER_SIZE (1024 * 512)
    Static As UByte chunk(0 To (BUFFER_SIZE - 1))
    #define buffer (@chunk(0))

    '' Retrieve the filename.
    Dim As String filename = *zip_get_name(zip, i, 0)
    Print "file: " & filename & ", ";

    '' Retrieve the file size via a zip_stat().
    Dim As zip_stat stat
    If (zip_stat_index(zip, i, 0, @stat)) Then
        Print "zip_stat() failed"
    End If

    If ((stat.valid And ZIP_STAT_SIZE) = 0) Then
        Print "could not retrieve file size from zip_stat()"
    End If

    Print stat.size & " bytes"

    '' Create directories if needed

    '' Write out the file
    Dim As Integer fo = FreeFile()
    If (Open(filename, For Binary, Access Write, As #fo)) Then
        Print "could not open output file"
    End If

    '' Input for the file comes from libzip
    Dim As Any Ptr fi = zip_fopen_index(zip, i, 0)
        '' Write out the file content as returned by zip_fread(), which
        '' also does the decoding and everything.
        '' zip_fread() fills our buffer
        Dim As Integer bytes = _
            zip_fread(fi, buffer, BUFFER_SIZE)
        If (bytes < 0) Then
            Print "zip_fread() failed"
            Exit Do
        End If

        '' EOF?
        If (bytes = 0) Then
            Exit Do
        End If

        '' Write <bytes> amount of bytes of the file
        If (Put(#fo, , *buffer, bytes)) Then
            Print "file output failed"
            Exit Do
        End If

    '' Done
    Close #fo
End Sub

Sub unpack_zip(ByRef archive As String)
    Dim As Any Ptr zip = zip_open(archive, ZIP_CHECKCONS, NULL)
    If (zip = NULL) Then
        Print "could not open input file " & archive
    End If

    '' For each file in the .zip... (really nice API, thanks libzip)
    For i As Integer = 0 To (zip_get_num_entries(zip, 0) - 1)
        unpack_zip_file(zip, i)

End Sub


'' .zip packing using libzip
#include ""

Sub zipAddFileFromString(ByVal fname As ZString Ptr, ByVal id_d As ZString Ptr, ByVal myData As ZString Ptr)
    Dim As Any Ptr pzo
    Dim As Any Ptr pzsb
    pzo = zip_open(fname, ZIP_CREATE, 0)
    If pzo = 0 Then End
    pzsb = zip_source_buffer(pzo, myData, Len(*myData), 0)
    If pzsb = 0 Then End
    zip_file_add(pzo, id_d, pzsb, ZIP_FL_OVERWRITE)
    Print "OK"
End Sub

Dim As String mytext, myzipfile, myfile

myText    = "<My text           >......6...3..2"
myZipFile = ""
myFile    = "file3.txt"

zipAddFileFromString(myZipFile, myFile, myText)

myFile    = "BIMBO/file3.txt"
zipAddFileFromString(myZipFile, myFile, myText)


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