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Decompress zip archives that expand to .cpgz archives
Authored by: jaydisc on Mar 26, '12 04:07:20PM

The Archive Utility in OS X doesn't understand the specific .zip compression applied, and thus thinks you want to COMPRESS the file as opposed to expanding it, and .cpgz is its default compression format, so basically your were compressing and decompressing the file over and over again.

When I experience this, I usually just use Terminal:

# unzip path/to/zipfile.zip

It's much more resilient than Archive Utility. Suspect that's what The Unarchiver uses anyway.



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