This is something you might want to report to the Info-Zip team instead 
of here. Don't forget to provide them with an example of a file that is 
correctly decompressed by pkunzip, but not by unzip.


On 03/06/2015 03:52, Don Flowers wrote:
> I've recently become aware of some incompatibility between our FreeDOS
> unzip, Linux unzip and the legacy Pkunzip versions 2.04 and 2.50. I
> download hundreds of SIMTEL/BBS and other vintage files a month and I
> know that statistically a percentage of those will be incomplete or have
> CRC errors. But files that I know are complete are not being
> uncompressed properly. This almost always shows up in a blank README
> file. I typically download and unzip with linux but when I noticed this
> anomaly I switched to FreeDOS unzip and noticed some improvement, but
> when I switched to pkunzip the number of blank files has dropped
> dramatically.  Has anyone else noticed this?

Freedos-user mailing list

Reply via email to