[OS X TeX] clean zip files

Bob Kerstetter bkerstetter at mac.com
Sat Feb 11 01:42:00 EST 2006

On Feb 9, 2006, at 7:25 AM, Friedrich Vosberg wrote:

> Morning.
> To publish packages at CTAN the maintainer wants to get *clean* zip  
> files. zip files made in the Finder contain a lot of metadata. So  
> I've decided to make the zip files in the Terminal with
>     zip -r foldername archivename -x .*
>                                   ^^^^^^
> The underlined option should avoid that the archive contains  
> a .DS_Store entry. But the archive *contains* one! Why?
> How can I create real clean zip files?
> TIA and kind regards. Friedrich

Try CleanArchiver. I have heard zero complaints from Windows  
recipients since starting to use it.


Gets good comments on Version Tracker:

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