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Re: UNZIP problem

Postby NormanDunbar » Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:21 pm

If you EX ram1_unzip without parameters it should print some help?


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Re: UNZIP problem

Postby JihemB » Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:29 pm

To be precise I use "Unzip 5.32", dowloaded from Dilwyn website (the version with a BASIC loader since I can't run the unzip541xq.bin version).

I have help displayed if I only enter ew ram1_unzip but the screen scrolls so I can read all the help (how to scroll lock the screen ?).
Moreover since I use a CRT screen with SCART connexion, I miss some characters on the left side of the screen.


Whatever I put the "-d flp2_" (or "-d ram2_" for instance) option before or after the ZIP file to be extracted, even if I remove the space character ("-dflp2_" ) I always get the same result :

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cannot create extraction directory : flp2_

I confirm "flp2_" exists and is ready to be writter (same if I use RAM2_).

Can also be tested by using a pair of commands such as
DATA_USE ram1_ : EW ram1_unzip;"flp1_program_zip"

Yes, this works better !
I used exactly the following command :

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DATA_USE FLP2_ : EW RAM1_unzip;"flp1_archivers_zip"

.., and YES I had the files unzipped to flp2_ !!
So what's wrong with the "-d" option ?

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Re: UNZIP problem

Postby Derek_Stewart » Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:47 pm


The unzip programme allows a channel id to be inserted in the command line.

For example:

EX unzip,#1

Will send the standard output to QL screen channel 1. In the above would show the UNZIP help screen to Channel #1.

Or open a channel to a file and send the UNZIP help screen to the file, to read the help options.



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