[SciPy-User] Maximum file size for .npz format?

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker@noaa....
Sun Mar 14 19:24:38 CDT 2010

Stéfan van der Walt wrote:
>> Yes, the ZIP file format has a 4GB limit. Unfortunately, Python does
>> not yet support the ZIP64 format.
> I see Bruce dug up  http://projects.scipy.org/numpy/ticket/991.  Is
> this the right route to go, or do we need a more sophisticated
> solution?

It might be nice to build something on libbzip2 -- It looks like the 
license is right, it's got good compression qualities, supports 64 bit, 
and it getting pretty widely used.


Christopher Barker, Ph.D.

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