.zip format is from last century, back to the early DOS days, but can still be found everywhere. It is even hidden when you run a
.docx document, a
.jar application, or any Android app!
It is therefore (ab)used not only as archive format, but as application file format / container - even if in this respect using SQLite3 may have much more sense.
We recently enhanced our mormot.core.zip.pas unit:
- to support Zip64,
- with enhanced
- to have a huge performance boost during its process,
- and to integrate better with signed executables.