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How to create zip of a directory in spaces?

As I am trying to create a zip of a directory with multiple sub folders and I want to provide it for users to download. But i am unable to do that. Can anyone help me out how to zip a directory in spaces. I can easily do it from my local storage.


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Hi @mohamamdashraf-ali,

There have been similar questions asked in the community as well, here is one that I found a few days back:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/how-to-zip-files-in-the-spaces-bucket

This could be useful as well as the link provided you earlier by Rexford Nkansah.

Hi Mohamamd,

From my understanding, that’s not a trivial task to do, since on spaces, the files or objects with paths, and not necessarily directories.

You can find more info on the potential workarounds in this answer: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/16368119/zip-an-entire-directory-on-s3