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zipcloak(1)                                                        zipcloak(1)




NAME

       zipcloak - encrypt entries in a zipfile



SYNOPSIS

       zipcloak [-d] [-b path] [-h] [-v] [-L] zipfile



ARGUMENTS

       zipfile  Zipfile to encrypt entries in



OPTIONS

       -b path
       --temp-path path
              Use the directory given by path for the temporary zip file.


       -d
       --decrypt
              Decrypt encrypted entries (copy if given wrong password).


       -h
       --help
              Show a short help.


       -L
       --license
              Show software license.


       -O path
       --output-file zipfile
              Write output to new archive zipfile, leaving original archive as
              is.


       -q
       --quiet
              Quiet operation.  Suppresses some informational messages.


       -v
       --version
              Show version information.



DESCRIPTION

       zipcloak encrypts all unencrypted entries in the zipfile.  This is  the
       default action.


       The -d option is used to decrypt encrypted entries in the zipfile.


       zipcloak uses original zip encryption which is considered weak.


       Note:  The  encryption  code  of this program is not copyrighted and is
              put in the public domain.  It was originally written  in  Europe
              and  can  be  freely  distributed from any country including the
              U.S.A.  (Previously if this program was imported into the U.S.A,
              it  could not be re-exported from the U.S.A to another country.)
              See the file README.CR included in the source  distribution  for
              more on this.  Otherwise, the Info-ZIP license applies.



EXAMPLES

       To be added.



BUGS

       Large files (> 2 GB) and large archives not yet supported.

       Split  archives  not  yet  supported.   A work around is to convert the
       split archive to a single-file archive using zip and then use  zipcloak
       on  the single-file archive.  If needed, the resulting archive can then
       be split again using zip.




SEE ALSO

       zip(1), unzip(1)


AUTHOR

       Info-ZIP



                              v3.0 of 8 May 2008                   zipcloak(1)

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