jmarsh wrote on 2021-02-02, 08:28:
I doubt changing the pathname will make any difference, most likely win10's zip output isn't compatible with ancient dos-based pkunzip.
megatron-uk wrote on 2021-02-02, 08:47:
The only version of PKUnzip for DOS that understands long file names is 2.50 - anything less than that and it will not know what […]
The only version of PKUnzip for DOS that understands long file names is 2.50 - anything less than that and it will not know what to do when it encounters an entry with anything other than the standard 8.3 naming convention:
PKZIP 2.50 (released on April 15, 1998) was the first version released for Windows 3.1, 95, NT platforms. DOS version of PKZIP 2.50 was released on 1999-03-01, as its final MS-DOS product. PKZIP 2.50 supported long file names on all builds, and Deflate64 extraction. DCL Implode extraction was supported on non-DOS ports. A new command-line product was introduced in Windows 95, OS/2, UNIX platforms, called "PKZIP Command Line" (later expanded to "PKZIP Server"), which featured new command line syntax.
However, what PKUnzip 2.50 with do with long file names on a non-long file name aware filesystem I don't know.
Edit: We really need to know what version of pkzip/pkunzip is in use.
Edit: You could always try pkunzip -t to test it can read the zip file correctly, as well as pkunzip -v to ensure it can view all of the files contained.
I am using PKZIP/PKUNZIP 2.04 on my 386 PC.
As per your original advice I did try changing the file/folder name name to "tex1" on the Windows 10 PC before I zipped it. So to re-iterate, on my Windows 10 box, I changed the folder name from texmuprphymeenstreets ->> tex1 and thenI zipped it. But, I'm still get the same error message on my 386 PC using PKZIP 2.04 "I don't know what to do with...."
Now, to give you both some more information that may help pin point the issue: After zipping the folder to tex1.zip (using the built in Windows 10 compression), I then tried Winrar, and used Winrar to do the same, using it's zip software. *nor rar* but .zip format. Winrar gives you the option to compress using .rar or .zip. That as well also gave me the same error on the 386 PC using PKZIP "I don't know what to do with...."
So it seems like PKZIP 2.04 on the 386 has no idea how to handle the .zip file that Windows 10 created, or even Winrar.
One thing I'm going to try although I'm not sure it'll work on my W10 PC, is using PKZIp 2.04 on the Windows 10 PC to zip the folder. That in theory should allow me to use 2.04 on the 386 PC to unzip it. In theory 🤣.
Thanks again for the help!