"Time Remaining" sucks.

Posted:
in General Discussion edited January 2014
StuffIt Expander. Unstuffing a zip file of images. Time remaining...ouch.







It just kept going up and up and up. What took about 5 minutes to unzip said it would take 3/4 of a year to complete.

Comments

  • Reply 1 of 6
    SpamSandwichSpamSandwich Posts: 31,191member
    And just what kind of images would those be? Ahem...
  • Reply 2 of 6
    icfireballicfireball Posts: 2,594member
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by SpamSandwich View Post


    And just what kind of images would those be? Ahem...



    I assure you... "applet.icns" aint porn.
  • Reply 3 of 6
    MarvinMarvin Posts: 14,223moderator
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by icfireball View Post


    I assure you... "applet.icns" aint porn.



    That's the worst kind of porn because it's named so people won't suspect anything. I have notified the FBI.



    Why are you using Stuffit for .zip files? BOMArchiver is better - the built-in one in OS X. If you need to reassign it, just go into get info and click the open with menu and choose /System/Library/CoreServices/BOMArchiveHelper.



    The command-line unzip is pretty good too.
  • Reply 4 of 6
    StuffIt has sort of out-lived its usefulness. Marvin is right, a zip file can be easily decompressed right in the Finder. I used to have a screen shot of StuffIt in System 9 claiming that it was going to take 129 million minutes to compress a folder. And no it wasn't pr0n!
  • Reply 5 of 6
    dfilerdfiler Posts: 3,420member
    StuffIt's original developer left the company quite a few versions ago. Since then, it has been all downhill. With each of the last 5 releases or so, the program has actually gotten worse. Kind of sad. \
  • Reply 6 of 6
    nvidia2008nvidia2008 Posts: 9,262member
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by dfiler View Post


    StuffIt's original developer left the company quite a few versions ago. Since then, it has been all downhill. With each of the last 5 releases or so, the program has actually gotten worse. Kind of sad. \



    Indeed. Anyone with half a brain doesn't distribute *anything* as a StuffIt thingy anymore. \
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