[arch-dev-public] Fwd: FS#17503: [unzip] zsh completion missing for unzip patches

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Tue Jan 19 15:20:48 EST 2010

On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 2:06 PM, Thayer Williams <thayerw at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hoping for some feedback here from more experienced devs on this one:
> At some point we began patching unzip with additional flags, allowing it to
> properly extract UTF-encoded zip files made on the win32 platform. Apparently
> this has broken zsh autocompletion features.  Similar unzip patches have been
> submitted upstream and all have been rejected. Upstream has considered adding
> proper support, but has stopped short of committing to it.
> The question is do we keep the patch and make this a zsh issue, or do we
> remove the patch, fixing zsh in the process and screwing some win32 zip files?
> More info:
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/17503
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/15256

Can we get one of the broken win32 zip files to verify? I wonder if
bsdtar can extract them. If so, then I say we remove the patch as we
then have an alternative

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