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Old 10-29-2009, 01:32 PM   #1
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zipsplit size question

I searched the forum but seemingly the question previously posted is not related what I want to ask. So post my question here.

I list the zipsplit help and check on the internet (

It says that I can use
zipsplit -tn 100000
to split zip file with size specified. -t reports but doesn't create files.

However, when I try
zipsplit -n 100000
it always says
zipsplit warning: Entry is larger than max split size of: 99978
zipsplit warning: use -n to set split size
zipsplit error: Entry too big to split, read, or write (file.mp4)
What goes wrong here?

Or what should I do so that I can split zip file into several pieces?

Old 10-29-2009, 01:39 PM   #2
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I think I know the reason why now after reading this thread -

It looks like the file element can't be larger than the one specified by -n. There is only one file in my zip archive and it is larger than file size specified defenitively because it is video file.

Is there any chance to split zip archive regardless to the element inside it?



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