Released libzip 0.11.2

  • Support querying/setting operating system and external attributes.
  • For newly added files, set operating system to UNIX, permissions to 0666 (0777 for directories).
  • Fix bug when writing zip archives containing files bigger than 4GB.

Released libzip 0.11

  • Added Zip64 support (large file support)
  • Added UTF-8 support for file names, file comments, and archive comments
  • Changed API for name and comment related functions for UTF-8 support
  • Added zip_discard()
  • Added ZIP_TRUNCATE for zip_open()
  • Added zip_set_file_compression()
  • Added API for accessing and modifying extra fields
  • Improved API type consistency
  • Use gcc4’s visibility __attribute__
  • More changes for Windows support
  • Additional test cases

Released libzip 0.10

  • Added zip_get_num_entries(), deprecated zip_get_num_files().
  • Better windows support.
  • Support for traditional PKWARE encryption added.
  • Fix opening archives with more than 65535 entries.
  • Fix some memory leaks.
  • Fix cmake build and installation
  • Fix memory leak in error case in zip_open()
  • Fixed CVE-2011-0421 (no security implications though)
  • More documentation.

Released libzip 0.9.2

  • Avoid passing uninitialized data to deflate().
  • Fix memory leak when closing zip archives.

Released libzip 0.9.1

  • Fix infinite loop on reading some broken files.
  • Optimization in time conversion (don’t call localtime()).
  • Clear data descriptor flag in central directory, fixing Open Office files.
  • Allow more than 64k entries.

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Released libzip 0.9

  • on Windows, explictly set dllimport/dllexport
  • remove erroneous references to GPL
  • add support for torrentzip
  • new functions: zip_get_archive_flag, zip_set_archive_flag
  • zip_source_zip: add flag to force recompression
  • zip_sorce_file: only keep file open while reading from it

Released libzip 0.8

  • fix for zip archives larger than 2GiB
  • fix zip_error_strerror to include libzip error string
  • add support for reading streamed zip files
  • new functions: zip_add_dir, zip_error_clear, zip_file_error_clear
  • add basic support for building with CMake (incomplete)

Released libzip 0.7

  • struct zip_stat increased for future encryption support
  • zip_add return value changed (now returns new index of added file)
  • shared library major bump because of previous two
  • added functions for reading and writing file and archive comments. New functions: zip_get_archive_comment, zip_get_file_comment, zip_set_archive_comment, zip_set_file_comment, zip_unchange_archive