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Re: [Ann] Zipper 0.3

From: Dirk Olmes
Subject: Re: [Ann] Zipper 0.3
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2004 06:52:03 +0100

On 2004-01-17 15:46:50 +0100 "Sascha Erni, .rb" <address@hidden> wrote:

Another smallish thing I just realised: When extracting an archive / file, it overwrites previous copies without a warning, here. Is that due to the bins used (tar, gzip et al), or is there something you could do with Zipper.app?

Well, basically I just fork the bins and their default behaviour seems to be to 
just overwrite. I could check the existence of each file before I fork the 
unarchiver binary but I guess this would slow down the unarchiving process a 
lot. It's not very hard to implement, though.


A: Maybe because some people are too annoyed by top-posting.
Q: Why do I not get an answer to my question(s)?
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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