[dba-VB] C# - zip / unzip

jwcolby jwcolby at colbyconsulting.com
Thu Dec 10 07:12:44 CST 2009

Even more strange that someone hasn't wrapped this into a C# class so that it is available as simple 
source.  Several DLLs out there.

John W. Colby

Gustav Brock wrote:
> Hi Michael
> Neither have I, but I googled a little on the "zubject" and several links tell that this GZip compression is not compatible with WinZip and the like because of missing file info, in other words it should be fine for compressing and decompressing a stream (which of course can be written/read to/from a file) but that's all.
> A bit strange that this widely used function is missing from the framework.
> /gustav
>>>> michael at ddisolutions.com.au 10-12-2009 00:11 >>>
> I've never used it but there are builtin libraries for
> zipping/unzipping.
> Look in System.IO.Compression

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