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From: Jeff Flinn (TriumphSprint2000_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-13 14:48:24

David Abrahams wrote:
> I just downloaded boost-1.32.0 and started to unzip it with the
> built-in facilities in Windows XP; the OS reported it was going to
> take 50 minutes and it was *crawling*. Using cygwin's unzip tool it
> was done in under a minute.
> I'm thinking we should stop distributing raw .zip files without an
> extractor...

IIRC I had the same problem, but was able to get it to unzip in a reasonable
amount of time by using the right-click context-menu from the Windows
Explorer Folder View. I don't have my XP based laptop here at the office.
I'll see if I can reproduce the method this eveneing.


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