Feature request: compress files

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Feature request: compress files

Post by *atbest » 2019-07-23, 13:09 UTC

Hi Ghisler,
I realized that TCA can browse files in rar, 7z archives directly using 7zip library in 3.0. This is great! Would you please add the ability to create 7z archives and password-protected archives?
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Re: Feature request: compress files

Post by *ghisler(Author) » 2019-07-25, 10:00 UTC

Unfortunately packing to 7z requires even more RAM than uncompressing. Why not use ZIP? It supports AES256 encryption.
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Re: Feature request: compress files

Post by *atbest » 2019-07-25, 20:17 UTC

I think it's better to allow the users to choose either zip or 7z based on whether they want lower RAM or smaller size. You can set zip to be the default format to reduce RAM consumption.
As far as the encryption, I cannot find how to do that for zip in current version. You may still need to implement it.

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