Title: ZipFile.writestr "compression_type" argument
Type: enhancement Stage: needs patch
Components: Versions: Python 3.1, Python 3.2, Python 2.7
Status: closed Resolution: duplicate
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Assigned To: Nosy List: ronaldoussoren
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Created on 2009-05-12 09:36 by ronaldoussoren, last changed 2009-05-12 09:43 by ronaldoussoren. This issue is now closed.

Messages (2)
msg87611 - (view) Author: Ronald Oussoren (ronaldoussoren) * (Python committer) Date: 2009-05-12 09:36
Class zipfile.ZipFile has two methods for adding data to a zipfile: 
'write' and 'writestr'.

The former has a "compression_type" argument that can be used to specify 
the compression to be used. That latter doesn't have that argument.

Could a "compression_type" argument be added to "writestr" as well? I 
regularly create zipfiles from scratch using the writestr method to add 
content and currently have to modify the 'compression' attribute of the 
zipfile object to control compression and that leads to ugly code.

The other alternative is to use a ZipInfo object as the archive-name of 
the newly added file, but that leads to even uglier code.
msg87612 - (view) Author: Ronald Oussoren (ronaldoussoren) * (Python committer) Date: 2009-05-12 09:43
Too impatient while submitting the report...
Date User Action Args
2009-05-12 09:43:40ronaldoussorensetstatus: open -> closed
resolution: duplicate
messages: + msg87612
2009-05-12 09:36:49ronaldoussorencreate