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Very Simple File Archive VC++
Bid Request Id: 55399
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Posted by: Ben Gray2 (15 ratings)
(Software buyer rating 10)
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Approved on: Mar 30, 2003
7:40:35 AM EDT
Bidding Closes: Apr 13, 2003
7:39:14 AM EDT
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Deadline: 4/13/2003 7:39:14 AM
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Project Type: Very Small Business Project: under $100 (USD)
Bidding Type: Open Auction
Categories: Database, Language Specific, C++ / C, Requirements, Visual Basic
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(0 active users at Sep 30, 2003 7:41:47 AM EDT)

Description:
I need a DLL written in Visual C++ 6.0 that can easily be used in Visual Basic 6.0 for a project I'm working on.

All the archive needs to do is be able to add files or directories to to archive, but preserve the direcotry structure as well as some basic information about the file.

I have code for many different archives, but they seem to all be lacking subdirectory and file info support.

The main problem is if I add all the files in the following setup:
C:\foo.txt
C:\bar\foo.txt
There are two foo.txt files and one gets overwritten.

Also, it is very convienient to keep the directory structure.

I need a coder to create an archive library that keeps the following information about each of its files:
Creation Date & Time
Modification Date & Time
Access Date & Time
File Attributes
File Name (Long name)
File Path (Long path)
File Data (Binary)

The coder will need to supply all VC++ code written, as well as a small programing showing how to use the DLL in Visual Basic. The solution must be fast, stable and have no external dependencies. The solution must be able to support multiple huge files (30GB+) as well as the ability to add any file to the archive. This means the coder will need to find an alternete method to file begining and end markers, as adding an archive within an archive may cause bugs. No file compression code is required for this project. This is a very simple archive, not a compressed archive.

Attached is an example of what using the library should be like from Visual Basic 6, as well as a complete descrpition of all methods and events. READ THESE CAREFULLY BEFORE BIDDING.

Deliverables:
1) Complete and fully-functional working program(s) in executable form as well as complete source code of all work done.

2) Complete ownership and distribution copyrights to all work purchased.



Platform:
Source Language:
Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0
No Dependencies

Target Environment:
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0


All current 32 bit Windows platforms, including both the 9x kernel and NT.

Must be 100% finished and received by buyer on:
Apr 13, 2003 7:39:14 AM EDT
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slimb
(25 ratings)
in Balakovo, Saratov region
Russian Federation
Bid id: 595,812
 
$45 (USD) Mar 31, 2003
2:00:47 AM EDT
 9.84
(Excellent)
   
Hi,
I'm an experienced C/C++ developer. I can create a custom archiver for you or use and adapt an existing one - like zip or tar. You DLL requirements are quite clear and I realize how to glue VB to the DLL I'll create. I will include support for huge files and adding any file to archive.
I have some question though: adding files with full path is alright - but let's make sure we understand each other. In your example: <code> C:\foo.txt C:\bar\foo.txt <code> I guess the files in archive should be foo.txt and bar\foo.txt. This is to say you want to archive starting from C:\. But what if you want to do say: <code> C:\foo.txt C:\bar\foo.txt D:\bar\foo.txt <code> Please elaborate on these directory issues. Otherwise everything is pretty clear and I can start the work.
Hope to hear from you soon,

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