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Old 08-07-2007, 04:55 PM
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ZIPing files from different directories

If I want to ZIP two files together into the root of the ZIP from different directories, is that possible? Specifically, here's my step:


<step action='ZIP Files'>
<Action type='3'>2</Action>
<Compression>5</Compression>
<Dest>FSE 8.5 SP%ServicePack% PL%PatchLevel%\FSE85SP%ServicePack%PL%PatchLevel%_ %buildnumber%_chinese.zip</Dest>
<Ext><![CDATA[%B12005Dir%\Src\Install\Language Drop-In\chinese.exe
%B12005DIR%\Src\Doco\AddingADisplayLanguage.pdf
]]></Ext>
<Hidden type='11'>-1</Hidden>
<LogDetail type='11'>-1</LogDetail>
<indent type='3'>1</indent>
<name>Create Zip of Chinese Install + Documentation</name>
</step>

As you can see, it's adding
%B12005Dir%\Src\Install\Language Drop-In\chinese.exe
and
%B12005DIR%\Src\Doco\AddingADisplayLanguage.pdf
But this creates unnecessary path information that I don't want, and I don't want to search recursively in subdirectories, because I only need those two specific files.

Any thoughts? Should this be split into two steps? Anything else?

I would rather not set the base directory to %B12005Dir%\Src and turn on "search recursively" since the tree structure there is rather large.

Last edited by martys; 08-07-2007 at 05:04 PM.
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Old 08-07-2007, 05:42 PM
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You would need to use two separate steps to add files from two different paths without storing their relative paths in the ZIP file.
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