I have a 1TB SSD that I’ve partitioned in half into Ext4/exFAT. The Ext4 is for better interop with Ubuntu 18.04 (my OS) and the exFAT is for better portability with other systems. I installed
exfat-utils for compatibility with Ubuntu.
So I have some zip files that I tried unzipping onto the exFAT
partition but it’s not working. This ONLY happens if the zip archive
contains a markdown file. My archive contains mp4 files and markdown
files. Here’s an example: I have an archive.zip containing:
/path/to/vid_1.mp4 extracting: /path/to/vid_2.mp4 extracting: /path/to/vid_3.mp4 error: cannot create /path/to/README.md No such file or directory ``` And in fact everything is unzipped on disc, except for that Markdown file at the end. I've confirmed that if I delete the Markdown file from the archive then retry, there are no errors reported.
Update: ok turns out this was all because the Markdown filename had a colon (:) in the name. If I rename it to remove the colon the transfer works. Had nothing to do with the unzip operation specifically.