Released libzip 1.3.2

  • Fix bug introduced in last: zip_t was erroneously freed if zip_close() failed.

Released libzip 1.3.1

  • Install zipconf.h into ${PREFIX}/include
  • Add zip_libzip_version()
  • Fix AES tests on Linux

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Released libzip 1.3.0

  • Support bzip2 compressed zip archives
  • Improve file progress callback code
  • Fix zip_fdopen()
  • CVE-2017-12858: Fix double free().
  • CVE-2017-14107: Improve EOCD64 parsing.

Released libzip 1.2.0

  • Support for AES encryption (Winzip version), both encryption and decryption
  • Support legacy zip files with >64k entries
  • Fix seeking in zip_source_file if start > 0
  • Add zip_fseek() for seeking in uncompressed data
  • Add zip_ftell() for telling position in uncompressed data.
  • Add zip_register_progress_callback() for UI updates during zip_close()

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