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Thread: Not able to put some files inside Zip file

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    Lightbulb Not able to put some files inside Zip file

    Hi All,

    Can any one please let me know how to zip a directory which contains .xml and .txt files with sub directories?

    I tried below code but, its placing all the .xml, .txt files from the directory and sub directory and the sub-directory itself.

    for ex: zip1 is a directory {123.xml, 234.xml and zip234 as sub-directory}

    Now, i want to zip this files and sub-directories i.e. ZipTest.zip file should contain 123.xml, 234.xml and zip234, zip345 as sub-directory.

    And zip234 sub-directory can contain some more sub-directory.

    public static void main(String[] args) {
    String zipFileName = "C:\\compressed3.zip";
    ZipOutputStream zout;
    try {
    zout = new ZipOutputStream(new FileOutputStream(zipFileName));
    createZipFile("C:\\testZip", zout);
    } catch (FileNotFoundException e) {
    // TODO Auto-generated catch block
    private static void createZipFile(String string, ZipOutputStream zout) {
    FileInputStream fis = null;
    try {
    /*ZipFile zipFile = new ZipFile(string);
    ZipEntry entry = zipFile.getEntry(string);*/
    File die = new File(string);
    File[] files = die.listFiles();
    for (int i =0; i<files.length;i++){
    //if the File object is a directory, call this
    //function again to add its content recursively
    //String filePath = f.getPath();
    String filePath = files[i].getPath();
    createZipFile(filePath, zout);
    //loop again
    fis = new FileInputStream(files[i]);
    zout.putNextEntry(new ZipEntry(files[i].getName()));
    byte[] buffer = new byte[1024];
    int bytesRead;
    //Each chunk of data read from the input stream
    //is written to the output stream
    while ((bytesRead = fis.read(buffer)) > 0) {
    zout.write(buffer, 0, bytesRead);
    //Close zip entry and file streams
    } catch (IOException e) {
    } finally{
    try {
    } catch (IOException e) {
    Please Advice.

    Last edited by chinnu; March 24th, 2011 at 05:14 AM. Reason: Trying to give better description

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