miniunzip - uncompress and examine ZIP archives
] zipfile [ files_to_extract ] [-d tempdir]
is a simple tool which allows the extraction of compressed file
archives in the ZIP format used by the MS-DOS utility PKZIP. It was written as
a demonstration of the zlib
(3) library and therefore lack many of the
features of the unzip
A number of options are supported. With the exception of
these must be supplied before any other
arguments and are:
- -l , --v
- List the files in the archive without extracting them.
- Overwrite files without prompting for confirmation.
- Extract files (default).
argument is the name of the archive to process. The next
argument can be used to specify a single file to extract from the archive.
Lastly, the following option can be specified at the end of the command-line:
- -d tempdir
- Extract the archive in the directory tempdir rather than the
This program was written by Gilles Vollant. This manual page was written by Mark
Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>. The -d tempdir option was added by Dirk