Create ZIP archives with PHP script and PEAR class


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We can use PEAR to process zip files in PHP using Archive_Zip….

First set PEAR path in php include path using set_include_path

Make Zipped file

<?php
include (‘Archive/Zip.php’);        // include PEAR ZIP package

$obj = new Archive_Zip(‘test.zip’);  // zipped file name

$files = array(‘svnlabs/1.gif’,
svnlabs/resume.doc’,
svnlabs/invoice.xls’);   // files add to zip

if ($obj->create($files)) {
echo ‘Files zipped successfully!’;
} else {
echo ‘Error in file zipping’;
}
?>
List Zip file elements

<?php
include (‘Archive/Zip.php’);        // include PEAR ZIP package

$obj = new Archive_Zip(‘test.zip’); // Input zip file

$files = $obj->listContent();       // zip information

foreach ($files as $f) {
foreach ($f as $s => $v) {
echo “$s: $v\r\n”;
}
echo “\r\n”;
}
?>
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