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Re: visiting large zip file


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: visiting large zip file
Date: Sat, 01 Feb 2003 23:17:57 +0200

> From: Kin Cho <address@hidden>
> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.help
> Date: 31 Jan 2003 16:38:44 -0800
> 
> Visiting a large zip file to list the contents of the zip file
> doesn't work if the zip file size exceeds the emacs buffer size
> limit.
> 
> Obviously this is not the way it should work since the zip file
> content doesn't need to be read into the buffer.

Actually, the Emacs mode that supports operations on *.zip files
_does_ read the whole zip file into a buffer; hence the problem.




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