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Archive::Zip - How to selectively copy files from one archive to another one?by Gigabyte1907 (Initiate)
|on Aug 04, 2012 at 17:18 UTC||Need Help??|
Gigabyte1907 has asked for the
wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
I have a large Zip archive and I'm trying to extract files based on their names, and copy them into new Zip archives.
The method I'm using now is similar of what I would do using a simple batch file. First I'm extracting all the files using the ExtractTree command:$zip->extractTree();
Then I use the "File::Find::Rule" module to add the files to new Zip archives using regular expression:
This is of course extremely inefficient. I tried to copy files from one Zip to another using $zip->extractMember($element) then write them to another Zip using $type1->addFile($element) but that didn't work, I got empty Zip archives as result.
I'm sure there's a way to selectively copy files from one Zip archive to another without extracting the whole thing and adding them again; is it?
Thanks in advance for help!