Released libzip 1.1

  • ziptool(1): command line tool to modify zip archives
  • Speedups for archives with many entries
  • Coverity fixes
  • Better APK support
  • Support for running tests on Windows
  • More build fixes for Windows
  • Portability fixes
  • Documentation improvements

Released libzip 1.0

  • Implemented an I/O abstraction layer.
  • Added support for native Windows API for files.
  • Added support for setting the last modification time for a file.
  • Added a new type zip_error_t for errors.
  • Added more typedefs for structs.
  • Torrentzip support was removed.
  • CVE-2015-2331 was fixed.
  • Addressed all Coverity CIDs.

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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