Root > Reference > All Globals > SIGNATURE_DATADESCRIPTOR

Constant SIGNATURE_DATADESCRIPTOR

Previous pageReturn to chapter overviewNext page   

Data descriptor signature.

 

Unit

EZip

 

Syntax

 

Code (Delphi)

SIGNATURE_DATADESCRIPTOR: UInt32 = $08074B50;

 

Value

'PK'#7#8 (4 bytes)

 

Remarks

To be used as signature value for data descriptor record.

 

Although not originally assigned a signature, the value $08074b50 has commonly been adopted as a signature value for the data descriptor record. Implementers should be aware that ZIP files may be encountered with or without this signature marking data descriptors and should account for either case when reading ZIP files to ensure compatibility. When writing ZIP files, it is recommended to include the signature value marking the data descriptor record. When the signature is used, the fields currently defined for the data descriptor record will immediately follow the signature.




Send feedback... Build date: 2018-11-26
Last edited: 2018-11-26
PRIVACY STATEMENT
The documentation team uses the feedback submitted to improve the EurekaLog documentation. We do not use your e-mail address for any other purpose. We will remove your e-mail address from our system after the issue you are reporting has been resolved. While we are working to resolve this issue, we may send you an e-mail message to request more information about your feedback. After the issues have been addressed, we may send you an email message to let you know that your feedback has been addressed.


Permanent link to this article: https://www.eurekalog.com/help/eurekalog/topic_const_ezip_signature_datadescriptor.php