Command for create zip archive without gem's 📁



class CreateZipCommand

  def call(files)

    # Create temp directory for files 

    tmp_dir = Dir.mktmpdir

    tmp_zip_path = File.join(tmp_dir, "files.zip")



    # Move files to the temporary folder you created above

    files.map do |file|

      download_file(file, tmp_dir)

    end



    # Go to the folder and archive the entire contents

    `cd #{tmp_dir} && zip #{tmp_zip_path} ./*`



    # Return zip path

    tmp_zip_path

  end

end



> CreateZipCommand.new.call(files)

=> "/var/folders/bk/0c864z710654sx555jpdpx9c0000gn/T/d20190126-7447-d27fpl/files.zip")



Most gems for working with archives eat a lot of memory when working with large files. This solution does not have these problems.

Make sure that the zip utility is installed on your computer - it don't work without it


Andrey
Morozov

Backend Developer at JetRockets

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